Ben Sheets reported no problems after playing catch from a distance of approximately 90 feet on Tuesday. The Braves will continue to show caution with the veteran hurler, who was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 25 with inflammation in his right shoulder. He likely will not be ready to begin preparing for a start within the next 10 days.
Double-A Mississippi hitting coach Gary Ingram will serve as an extra coach with the big league club over the next two weeks. Class A Rome pitching coach Derrick Lewis will serve in this capacity from Sept. 21 through the end of the season.