Braves recall Gearrin, option Martinez to Gwinnett

Braves recall Gearrin, option Martinez to Gwinnett

July 2nd, 2011 by Associated Press in Local Regional News

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Cristhian Martinez to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled right-hander Cory Gearrin from Rhea County.

The 25-year-old Gearrin was recalled for the third time this season before Saturday's game against Baltimore. He is 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 13 games with Atlanta, all in relief. He most recently was optioned to Gwinnett on June 11.

Martinez was 0-2 with a 3.53 ERA in 19 games, including a 5.19 ERA in five appearances in June.