ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have recalled right-hander Kris Medlen from Triple-A Gwinnett and designated right-hander Livan Hernandez for assignment.
The 37-year-old Hernandez was 1-1 with a 4.94 ERA and one save - the first of his 17-year career - with the Braves. He gave up seven hits and five runs in 1 2-3 innings against Toronto in his last appearance Sunday.
Hernandez signed with the Braves on March 30, one day after he was released by Houston. He has a career record of 175-177 with nine teams. He was 8-13 with a 4.47 ERA with Washington last season.
Meanwhile, Martin Prado, normally a left fielder and third baseman, is making his first start of the season at first base against Baltimore on Friday night.
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