Achilles tendinitis sends Adonis to DL

Camargo called up from Triple-A Gwinnett

Achilles tendinitis sends Adonis to DL

TORONTO -- The Braves placed third baseman Adonis Garcia on the 10-day disabled list with left Achilles tendinitis on Tuesday. Johan Camargo was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday to fill Garcia's roster spot.

While Garcia is sidelined, the Braves could provide a majority of the starts at third base to the versatile Jace Peterson, who made his third start of the season at the hot corner in Tuesday's 9-5 win over the Blue Jays.

Peterson's two-out RBI single

Camargo, a switch-hitter, should have the capability to make some starts at third base against left-handed pitchers. At the same time, he would compensate for the versatility the bench loses when Peterson is in the starting lineup.

Braves top third-base prospect Rio Ruiz has been on a recent offensive tear for Gwinnett. But his extended struggles against left-handed pitching and lack of defensive versatility eliminated him as a candidate to fill Garcia's roster spot.

Garcia has batted .237 with four homers and a .626 OPS in 34 games for Atlanta this year. The 32-year-old Cuban third baseman did not play Tuesday, and he was gingerly walking through the clubhouse after the game.

Mark Bowman has covered the Braves for since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.