Braves pitcher Michael Kohn was placed on the minor-league disabled list with a right shoulder strain, reports MLB.com. Kohn was pitching for the team's Triple-A affiliate.
The Braves recalled pitcher Williams Perez from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned pitcher Michael Kohn to the same team. Perez has made five starts with Gwinnett, going 2-0 with a 1.33 ERA and 21:9 K:BB ratio in 27 innings. He has yet to pitch in a major-league game in the regular season. Kohn has made six appearances with the Braves without giving up a run or a hit, but he has walked six batters while striking out four.
The Braves purchased the contracts of right-handed relievers Michael Kohn and John Cornely prior to Friday's contest in Philadelphia against the Phillies, MLB.com reports. Atlanta cleared roster space by demoting Brandon Cunniff and Sugar Ray Marimon down to Triple-A, per the team's official website.. Kohn, 28, began the minor-league season with a 4.32 ERA over 8 1/3 innings of relief. Cornely, 25, held a sterling 1.04 ERA over 8 2/3 innings at Triple-A Gwinnett.
The Braves announced Monday they optioned pitcher Arodys Vizcaino to Triple-A Gwinnett. They also reassigned pitcher Michael Kohn to minor-league camp.
The Braves have signed pitcher Michael Kohn to a minor-league deal. Kohn posted a 3.04 ERA over 23 2/3 innings with the Angels last season. He was picked up by the Rays earlier in the offseason, but was pushed off the 40-man roster and elected to become a free-agent.