Braves deal for Reds' Paul Janish

Updated: July 14, 2012, 10:43 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves acquired shortstop Paul Janish in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, and manager Fredi Gonzalez said Janish will be in the lineup when veteran pitcher Ben Sheets makes his first start of the season Sunday against the New York Mets.

Atlanta sent minor league right-hander Todd Redmond to Cincinnati for Janish, who has a .981 fielding percentage in 283 career games at shortstop.

"He's a proven defensive talent," Braves general manager Frank Wren ...

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