Sunday October 22nd, 2017 11:37AM

Braves recall LHP Luis Avilan from minors

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have recalled left-hander Luis Avilan from Triple-A Gwinnett.<br /> <br /> Avilan, who began the season as one of Atlanta's top setup relievers, is with the team for Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.<br /> <br /> Avilan was 3-1 with a 4.85 ERA in 47 games when he was optioned to Gwinnett on July 19. He says he focused on his curveball and change-up at Gwinnett.<br /> <br /> Avilan joins James Russell as left-handers in the Braves' bullpen.<br /> <br /> The Braves relied on Avilan in 2013, when he was 5-0 with a strong 1.52 ERA in 75 games.<br /> <br /> The Braves optioned right-hander Juan Jaime to Gwinnett following Wednesday night's win over the Dodgers.
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