Clint Hurdle announced the starting rotation for the upcoming Milwaukee Brewers series and A.J. Burnett will get the opener on Thursday. It was also announced that Gerrit Cole will be skipped the next time through the rotation to give him a rest and limit his innings. His next start will be during the doubleheader against the Cubs on September 15th. Burnett last pitched on July 30th.
The rest of the rotation is as follows:
Tomorrow: Francisco Liriano
Wed. vs Reds: J.A. Happ
Thurs. vs Brewers: A.J. Burnett
Fri. vs Brewers: Charlie Morton
Sat. vs Brewers: Jeff Locke
Sun. vs Brewers: Liriano