Nilsson, 30, was hurt when hit by a foul tip in the first inning Saturday. He was batting .311 with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs through 112 games this season.
Milwaukee recalled catcher/infielder Brian Banks from Triple-A Louisville. Banks, 28, spent most of the season with the Brewers and was sent down Aug. 20 when Jeromy Burnitz was activated from the DL.
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