ATLANTA -- The Braves will lose power-hitting catcher Evan Gattis for at least two weeks after an MRI revealed a bulging thoracic disk.<br />
Gattis is scheduled to receive an epidural and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. The Braves provided no additional information on the severity of the injury Monday night.<br />
Gattis is hitting .290 with 16 homers and 39 RBIs in his first season as the Braves' primary catcher. He played behind Brian McCann as a rookie in 2013.<br />
Gattis missed his fourth straight game Monday night with what the team had called back spasms.<br />
Rookie Christian Bethancourt made his first home start on Tuesday night against the Mets and is expected to share time with veteran Gerald Laird at catcher while Gattis is out.
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