Found May 18, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Atlanta Braves made room on their roster for activated outfielder Jason Heyward by placing late-inning reliever Jordan Walden on the disabled list, the team announced. The Braves have activated OF Jason Heyward (appendectomy) from DL. RHP Jordan Walden has been placed on DL with right shoulder inflammation. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) May 17, 2013 Heyward had been out since the end of April after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. During his absence, the Braves used Evan Gattis, Reed Johnson and Jordan Schafer to fill in. Prior to hitting the DL, Heyward was off to a rough start to the season, maintaining a batting average of .121 over his first 17 games. Atlanta’s hoping that production picks up following his return, and he did go 2-for-4 with a double and RBI last night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Walden has been sidelined due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder. The right-hander – who was acquired from the Los Angeles Angels over the winter in exchange for Tommy Hanson – has posted an ERA of 4.85 to go with his 1.54 WHIP over 14 appearances. Walden’s maintained a solid 5.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio, but he’s allowed 17 hits over his 13 innings pitched. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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