The Atlanta Braves placed third baseman Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list with a medial meniscus tear in his right knee before Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Dan Uggla's batting average is still well below .200, but the second baseman is finding his power stroke for the surging Atlanta Braves.
Jack McKeon was home in North Carolina watching his granddaughter's softball game when the phone rang with a job offer.
New Florida Marlins interim manager Jack McKeon sat listening as team president David Samson offered a spirited defense of the decision to give the job to an octogenarian.
Atlanta left fielder Martin Prado has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a staph infection in his right calf.
Slumping Braves second baseman Dan Uggla was given an unexpected day off.
The Atlanta Braves placed center fielder Nate McLouth on the 15-day disabled list Monday, losing another starter in their injury-depleted outfield.
Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy has left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies with an apparent injury.
Braves right-hander Brandon Beachy left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night with an injury to his left side.