St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Braves have placed oft-injured
pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow
inflammation and recalled outfielder Todd Cunningham from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Beachy, who underwent Tommy John surgery last year, made his return to the
mound on July 29 and went 2-1 with a 4.50 earned run average over five starts,
but noticed a dip in his velocity during Tuesday's start against the New York
Beachy is expected to visit Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Andrews performed the
surgical procedure on the right-hander's pitching elbow 14 months ago.
The 24-year-old Cunningham made his major league debut with the Braves on July
30 and has registered two hits and two runs scored over six games.
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