• Brandon Beachy is scheduled to throw two more live batting practice sessions. If all goes well, he could begin a Minor League rehab assignment during the latter portion of next week or the early portion of the following week. There is a chance he could return to the Atlanta rotation in the middle of June.
• Brian McCann was scheduled to serve as the designated hitter for Triple-A Gwinnett in Friday night's game against Scranton Wilkes-Barre. McCann, who is returning from offseason shoulder surgery, will continue his Minor League rehab assignment with Gwinnett through the end of this weekend. If all goes well, he could be activated from the disabled list for Monday night's series opener in Cincinnati.
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.