Braves activate Gattis

07/21/2014 2:46 PM

07/21/2014 2:53 PM

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves activated catcher Evan Gattis off the 15-day disabled list Monday and sent catcher Christian Bethancourt to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Gattis has been on the DL since July 1 with a bulging thoracic disk.

Gattis, who was out of baseball before signing with Atlanta and appearing in 105 games as a rookie last season, is having a breakout year in 2014. He's hitting .290 with 16 home runs and 39 RBI.

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