• Tyler Pastornicky has been sidelined since he strained his left calf during Saturday afternoon's game against the Cardinals. But Gonzalez said he expects Pastornicky to resume his role as the club's starting second baseman by Friday.
• The Braves had not tallied more than four runs in an inning this season before plating five during Monday night's eighth inning. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Angels are now the only team that has not scored at least five runs in an inning this year. Last year, Atlanta scored five runs or more in an inning 15 times -- the National League's second-highest total.
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.