Worth noting

Worth noting

Gonzalez entered Sunday's series finale against the Phillies saying there was a chance he could use left-handed reliever Scott Downs, who had fractured the tip of his ring finger on his glove hand on Saturday night.

But the Braves' skipper altered his tune on Monday, saying he would likely not pitch Downs until Tuesday or Wednesday.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.