Brewers Place Travis Ishikawa On Disabled List

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Travis Ishikawa #45 of the Milwaukee Brewers flips the ball to first during the game against the New York Mets at CitiField on May 15, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Brewers defeated the Mets 8-0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The Brewers placed first baseman Travis Ishikawa on the disabled list Sunday due to an oblique strain.

The injury-plagued Milwaukee Brewers took another hit Sunday when they placed first baseman Travis Ishikawa on the disabled list with an oblique strain.

Ishikawa started 14 games at first base for the Brewers this season. He took over the starting job when Milwaukee lost Mat Gamel to a torn ACL in early May. In 64 at-bats this season, Ishikawa is hitting .250 with four home runs and 14 RBI.

Brooks Conrad comes up from AAA to replace Ishikawa. Conrad has spent time with the Brewers and in AAA this season. In 21 Major League at-bats this season, Conrad is yet to record a hit. In 21 games for AAA Nashville, Conrad hit .405 with 10 home runs and 28 RBI.

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