Peter Moylan completed his minor league rehabilitation assignment Saturday night for Triple-A Gwinnett with one inning of work, allowing an unearned run on three hits but striking out three, before heading back to Atlanta.
The veteran sidearmer will be activated from the disabled list Sunday and ready to make his return after missing four months with a herniated disc, the last three following surgery.
The Braves might choose to rest Moylan on Sunday and give him a chance to get re-acclimated, but they’ll go ahead activate him in case they need him.
Moylan pitched six innings, allowing only that one unearned run, in six appearances on his rehab assignment. He gave up five hits, walked four and struck out 10. The reports have been good.
“He has gotten better every appearance,” Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez. “He’s been great.