Braves release Juan Francisco
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves designated third baseman Juan Francisco for assignment before Thursday night's game against Toronto, clearing a spot for the promotion of left-hander Alex Wood.
The Braves selected Wood's contract from Double-A Mississippi, giving the bullpen seven relievers.
The Braves went with six relievers on an 11-man pitching staff before the bullpen was stretched for seven innings in Wednesday night's 3-0 loss to Toronto.
Francisco, who had shared time at ...
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