Rivera was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Sunday, MLB.com reports. The Brewers dropped Rivera from the 25-man roster to clear room for Sunday's starting pitcher, Zach Davies, who was recalled from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Rivera played in just two games with the Brewers following his July 8 promotion, logging no official at-bats.
Rivera was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs Friday. With Aaron Hill being traded, the Brewers opted to recall Rivera to fill the vacant infield spot. Rivera spent some time with the Brewers earlier in the season, but struggled to produce at the plate, going 10-for-49 with 19 strikeouts and just one walk. His batting was better at Colorado Springs, although not by much, as he posted a .232/.282/.305 line.
Rivera was optioned back to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Wednesday. Rivera was called up Tuesday as a temporary replacement to Hernan Perez, who was placed on paternity leave. The 24-year-old didn't see any action while with the Brewers for two games and is 9-for-46 on the year in the majors.
Rivera was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Tuesday. Rivera will temporarily take the roster spot of Hernan Perez, who was placed on the paternity list to attend to the birth of his daughter. Rivera was with the Brewers for all of April and the first two weeks of May, posting a .196/.213/.261 slash line in 47 plate appearances. He hasn't fared much better at the Triple-A level.
Rivera was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Thursday. With Scooter Gennett coming off the disabled list Thursday, Rivera was the likeliest candidate to be sent down to clear a spot on the active roster. He slashed an unplayable .196/.213/.261 at the plate through 46 at-bats with the Brewers prior to his demotion. The 24-year-old infielder will head down to Triple-A to see more regular playing time.
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