September 18, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Kameron Loe (50) pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the eighth inning at PNC Park. The Milwaukee Brewers won 6-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Braves Recall Kameron Loe


 

Apr 20, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Chicago Cubs pitcher Kameron Loe pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the 8th inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

On Sunday, the Atlanta Braves recall Kameron Loe from the Gwinnett Braves and send down Tyler Pastornicky.  The Braves signed Loe on May 11, 2013 after he was granted free agency the day prior by the Chicago Cubs.

Since acquiring the 31-year-old, Loe has pitched well in Gwinnett.  Appearing in 21 games he has a 4-2 record with a 3.19 ERA.  He’s thrown 42.1 innings and only gave up eight walks and two home runs – which has been his down fall since his MLB debut.

Loe will wear #40 for the Atlanta Braves.  He posted this on Twitter this afternoon

Thank you @Braves fans and players in the clubhouse for the warm welcome to the team. Awesome fans and great group of dudes on this team.

Loe previously pitched in Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, and Chicago Cubs.  At 6 feet 9 inches, Loe is one of the tallest players in the game.

In 24 at bats this season in Atlanta, Pastornicky has seven hits and a line of .292/.320/.333 but currently wasn’t enough to stay with the club.  The 23-year-old still has a bright future and could possibly be trade bait in the upcoming weeks.

 

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  • cheadrick

    Let’s just hope they bring up the Loe of Gwinnett, and not the Chicago Loe. (gulp). Having said that, I like Kameron Loe. He’s a good guy, and a good fit in terms of personality with the Braves. I hope he does well.