Braves made roster moves

The Braves made a few roster moves to clean up the 40-man roster.

David Carpenter and Michael Kohn have elected free agency, while Ryan Kelly, Sugar Ray Marimon and Ryan Lavarnway have been removed from the Atlanta 40-man roster and outrighted to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Carpenter pitched 40 games for the Gwinnett Braves and had a 1.78 ERA. He allowed 34 hits in 50.2 innings, with 22 walks and 49 strikeouts. Carpenter pitched in four games for the Braves and had a 7.36 ERA.

Kohn pitched in six games with Atlanta and did not allow a hit or run in 4.2 innings, but he walked six batters. The right-hander pitched in seven games for Gwinnett and had a 4.50 ERA, with five walks and 11 strikeouts in 10 innings. Kohn dealt with shoulder strain much of the season.

Kelly pitched 17 games in Atlanta and had a 7.02 ERA. He allowed 21 hits in 16.2 innings, with six walks and 10 strikeouts. Between Mississippi (0.48 ERA in 17 games) and Gwinnett (0.95 ERA in 24 games), Kelly had a 0.77 ERA in 41 minor league games, with 24 saves.

Marimon pitched 16 games in Atlanta and had a 7.36 ERA. He allowed 30 hits in 25.2 innings, with 14 walks and 14 strikeouts. Marimon made 14 starts out of 17 games for Gwinnett. He was 5-4 in AAA with a 3.31 ERA, 75 hits allowed in 81.2 innings, 26 walks and 48 strikeouts.

Lavarnway played in 27 games with Atlanta. He hit .227 with two home runs and six RBI in 66 at bats.


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