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Brian McCann (oblique) headed to DL

Updated: July 27, 2011, 5:34 PM ET
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ATLANTA -- Braves catcher Brian McCann strained his left oblique, forcing him out of Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.

McCann grabbed his left side and lower back in obvious pain after he threw high as Neil Walker stole second base in the 10th inning of Atlanta's 19-inning 4-3 victory.

David Ross replaced McCann in the game after trainer Jeff Porter came on the field to confer with McCann. McCann ...

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