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Braves put David Carpenter on DL

Updated: June 17, 2014, 6:09 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have placed reliever David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right biceps.

Carpenter got off to a good start in April, but a drop in velocity has contributed to a 5.19 ERA in his last 17 1/3 innings over the last two months.

Right-hander Pedro Beato was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday to take Carpenter's spot on the 25-man roster.

Carpenter described his problem as coming "from dead legs and trying to overcompensate ...

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