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Braves recall Max Fried, Rio Ruiz (Updated)

Braves have made their first roster moves of September

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Apparently the Braves decided not to designate Micah Johnson for assignment after all

Original: With roster expansion underway today, the Atlanta Braves have announced several roster moves in advance of today’s game against the Chicago Cubs.

Atlanta has reinstated relievers Luke Jackson and Ian Krol from the 10-day disabled list. The team has also recalled pitchers Rex Brothers and Max Fried from Gwinnett along with infielder Rio Ruiz.

The team also selected the contract of catcher Tony Sanchez who was acquired in Thursday’s trade with the Angels involving Brandon Phillips.

The team also cleared a spot on the 40-man roster by designating utility man Micah Johnson for assignment.

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