@MBraves Roster Moves: Batista activated, C. Perez to DL

Perez will report to Orlando for further tests

PEARL, MS — Mississippi Braves RHP Lay Batista has been activated from the disabled list, and LHP Carlos Perez has been placed on the disabled list with a viral infection (stomach). Perez will report to Orlando for further tests.

Batista, 24, is being activated from his stint on the DL. He was placed on the DL with a right triceps strain April 11. Batista exited the April 9 game against the Generals after dropping the ball on the mound during a pitch the plate. Batista is 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in two outings with the Double-A Braves this season. A native of the Dominican Republic, Batista was signed by the Braves on December 20, 2013.

Perez, 22, has a 19.29 ERA in four appearances out of the M-Braves bullpen this season. He’s given up six runs (five earned) on two hits and 11 walks in 2.1 innings pitched. Perez went 3-0 with a 2.76 ERA in 29 outings between Low-A Rome and High-A Lynchburg last season. A native of the Dominican Republic, Perez was signed by the Braves as a non-drafted free agent on July 3, 2008.

The Mississippi roster has 25 active players and 3 disabled.

Kyle Tait is in his fourth season as the radio voice of the Mississippi Braves. Follow him on Twitter @MBravesRadio and hear more at http://www.HearKyleTait.com

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