ATLANTA (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have called up reliever Luis Avilan for Thursday's game against the Atlanta Braves.
Avilan replaces right-hander Louis Coleman, who is going on the bereavement list because of the death of his grandfather.
The Dodgers also considered putting right-hander Pedro Baez on the disabled list after he was struck in the head with a ball while teammate Adam Liberatore was warming up during Wednesday night's game. Baez was going through the concussion protocol and, according to manager Dave Roberts, ''feels much better.''
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Avilan was called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The left-hander pitched four seasons for the Braves before being dealt to Los Angeles last year.