Vivlamore reporting from Turner Field.
The Braves made two roster moves before Saturday’s game with the Mets.
Brian McCann returned from paternity leave after the birth of his son Friday. J.C. Boscan was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett after a one-day stint for McCann.
The Braves also re-called Tyler Pastornicky from Gwinnett to fill the shortstop position after the injury to Andrelton Simmons (officially placed on DL with broken hand) and Jack Wilson (day-to-day with dislocated pinkie). Martin Prado will start at shortstop Saturday after he replaced Wilson in the fifth inning Friday.
A trade to acquire a short-term shortstop is still possible. General manager Frank Wren said Friday is didn’t want to move Pastornicky up and down a great deal as they have started to get the young player time at second base and eventually outfield.
Here is the rest of the lineup:
1. Bourn 8
2. Prado 6
3. Heyward 9
4. Jones 5
5. Freeman 3
6. McCann 2
7. Uggla 4
8. Hinske 7
9. Hanson 1
More details to come
- Chris Vivlamore