Braves Place Chipper Jones on DL with Bruised Leg

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have placed Chipper Jones on
the 15-day disabled list with a bruised left leg and recalled
catcher J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Boscan is starting Saturday's game against the Washington
Nationals.
Jones has missed seven straight starts. He still isn't ready to
play after hurting his leg May 18.
The Braves have a pressing need at catcher after backup David
Ross left Friday night's game with a right groin strain. Brian
McCann took over for Ross after missing the previous three games
with an illness.
The 40-year-old Jones, in his final season, is hitting .307 with
five homers and 24 RBIs.
The 32-year-old Boscan was hitting .192 with two homers at
Gwinnett. He made brief appearances with Atlanta in 2010 and 2011.


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