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Braves eye Kris Medlen for rotation

Updated: July 29, 2012, 12:12 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Kris Medlen is replacing Jair Jurrjens in the Atlanta Braves' rotation and will start Tuesday against the Marlins.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Saturday Medlen will move to the rotation unless the team trades for a starting pitcher before Tuesday. Jurrjens was in the bullpen for Saturday night's game against the Phillies.

Medlen was 5-0 with a 3.86 ERA in 14 starts in 2010, when he was 6-2 overall. He missed most of last season following right elbow ligament-replacement surgery. ...

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