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Braves place C McCann on IL with knee sprain

The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Brian McCann on the 10-day injured list with a right knee sprain, the team announced Wednesday.

McCann left Tuesday’s 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins in the third inning with the injury.

The 35-year-old is hitting .264 with 10 home runs and 39 RBIs in 74 games this season. He also was on the IL in April due to a right hamstring strain.

The Braves recalled catcher Alex Jackson from Triple-A Gwinnett to fill the open roster spot. Jackson, 23, is hitless in three games and 10 at-bats for Atlanta this year.

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