The Atlanta Braves have reinstated right-handed pitcher Arodys Vizcaino from the 10-day disabled list.
The reliever had been sidelined since June 21 with right shoulder inflammation. Vizcaino threw a successful bullpen Monday Tyrone Crawford Jersey , but the team waited until Tuesday to activate the 27-year old.
Vizcaino is 2-2 with a 1.82 ERA with 15 saves in 17 opportunities. A.J. Minter has earned a pair of saves while throwing seven scoreless innings in Vizcaino’s absence.
Manager Brian Snitker indicated that Vizcaino would resume his role as closer, but would not use him in the same manner as he did prior to the injury. Vizcaino pitched in four games in five days before the injury.
Outfielder Michael Reed was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room. The 25-year old was called up Monday.
Training camp is starting soon and linebacker Connor Barwin remains a free agent.
During an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio on Tuesday Lane Taylor Jersey , Barwin suggested that there are offers on the table that could change that status before camps open around the league. Barwin added that he’s looking for something specific from a team looking to add him to their roster.
“We’ve had interest from a number of teams all offseason,” Barwin said. “The offers I have Youth Fabian Moreau Jersey , I think I’ll make my decision before camp starts. I’m not going to go somewhere that I don’t think can win a Super Bowl.”
There was talk about Barwin returning to the Rams early in the offseason, but defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said recently that he’s comfortable with the young players the team has in place. Barwin had 34 tackles and five sacks in 14 games for the Rams last season.
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