By Adam McCalvy and Jeremy Warnemuende / MLB.com
MILWAUKEE — After spending parts of 10 seasons in the Minor Leagues, pitcher Jim Henderson received his first taste of the Major Leagues on Thursday, when he was called up to Milwaukee from Triple-A Nashville.
Brought in to help a bullpen that has struggled mightily, Henderson has registered 15 saves and a 1.69 ERA in 35 appearances this season with the Sounds. Henderson said there had been hints the Brewers might bring him to Milwaukee, but after going 10 years without getting called up, he wasn’t anticipating the move.
“I’m just thrilled that it did happen,” Henderson said. “Last night, I really just didn’t know what to do — pack, call people. Just a bit of shock and just awe at the situation.”
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