Braves designate Ogando for assignment, recall Cabrera
ATLANTA (AP) Braves right-hander Alexi Ogando has been designated for assignment and right-hander Mauricio Cabrera has been recalled from Double-A Mississippi.
Ogando gave up two runs in two-thirds of an inning in Atlanta's 5-2 win over the New York Mets on Sunday. He was 2-1 with a 3.94 ERA in 36 games.
Ogando spent his first five seasons with Texas and appeared in a career-high 64 games with Boston last year, when he was 3-1 with a 3.99 ERA.
The 22-year-old Cabrera's first appearance will be his major league debut. He was 3-3 with a 3.21 ERA and four saves in 25 games at Mississippi. The hard-throwing Cabrera had 35 strikeouts in 33 2/3 innings.