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Braves recall Kyle Muller for Monday start

The Atlanta Braves recalled left-handed pitcher Kyle Muller from Triple-A Gwinnett.

What It Means:

The Braves optioned Muller to Gwinnett at the beginning of the month, but the young southpaw will return to their rotation on Monday for a start against the San Diego Padres. Muller made his MLB debut in June and recorded a 2.45 ERA with a 33.3 strikeout percentage over 14 2/3 innings as a starter. The Braves placed outfielder Ender Inciarte on the injured list in a corresponding roster move.

numberFire’s models project Muller for 25.3 FanDuel points versus the Padres and he has a $6,700 salary on Monday. As a team, the Padres have the sixth-lowest strikeout rate (21.6 percent) and the third-best walk rate (10.9 percent) against left-handed pitchers this season.