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Gattis, whose primary position is catcher, has started 11 games in left field and only three games at first base.

B.J. Upton, who left Friday night’s game with a right adductor muscle strain, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday.

“We’ve got a break coming up and I just need a little more time to get healthy,” Upton said, adding his recovery “is not a thing that’s going to happen immediately.”

Justin Upton also left Friday night’s game with what was announced as a left calf strain. On Sunday, Gonzalez said team doctors concluded the injury was just a severe cramp.

Gonzalez said Justin Upton would be available in an emergency situation Sunday.

The Braves expect a third injured starting outfielder, Jason Heyward, to recover from his strained right hamstring without being placed on the disabled list.

The Braves’ patchwork outfield of Jose Constanza, Reed Johnson and rookie Joey Terdoslavich combined for seven hits Saturday night and is starting again Sunday.