Braves cut Livan Hernandez

Updated: June 15, 2012, 6:31 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves recalled right-hander Kris Medlen from Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday and designated right-hander Livan Hernandez for assignment.

The 37-year-old Hernandez was 1-1 with a 4.94 ERA and one save -- the first of his 17-year career -- with the Braves. He gave up seven hits and five runs in 1 2-3 innings against Toronto in his last appearance Sunday.

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, who like Hernandez is a native of Cuba, said the move wasn't easy because ...

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