Brian McCann on paternity leave

Updated: July 13, 2012, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Brian McCann on paternity leave and recalled catcher J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett.

McCann and his wife, Ashley, are expecting their first child. McCann had homers in four straight games before the All-Star break.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez says the team is waiting until Saturday to make a roster move to replace rookie shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who will miss at least a month with a broken right pinky. Simmons hurt his finger ...

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