Posted July 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Atlanta Braves recalled shortstop Tyler Pastornicky from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday and sent catcher J.C. Boscan back to the minors. Pastornicky began the season as Atlanta's starting shortstop, but poor fielding cost him the job when the Braves purchased the contract of Andrelton Simmons from Double-A Mississippi on May 31. Simmons was placed on the 15-day disabled list this week with a broken right little finger. Jack Wilson started in his spot, but dislocated a joint in his right little finger and left in the fourth inning of Friday's 7-5 win over the New York Mets. Martin Prado, who moved from left field to take Wilson's place, started at shortstop on Saturday for the first time since May 4, 2008. Because the Braves kept Wilson on the active roster, manager Fredi Gonzalez began the game with 24 available players. Catcher Brian McCann, who missed Friday's game for birth of his child, was back in the lineup. Pastornicky hit .245 with one homer and 12 RBIs in 45 games ...
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