Braves recall Gearrin, option Martinez to Gwinnett
Saturday, July 2, 2011
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Cristhian Martinez to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled right-hander Cory Gearrin.
The 25-year-old Gearrin was recalled for the third time this season before Saturday's game against Baltimore. He is 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 13 games with Atlanta, all in relief. He most recently was optioned to Gwinnett on June 11.
Martinez was 0-2 with a 3.53 ERA in 19 games, including a 5.19 ERA in five appearances in June.