McCann is expected to join the Braves in Cincinnati for their game against the Reds, according to multiple reports.
The six-time All-Star catcher had surgery in October on a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He was to finish a rehab stint with Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday and, barring a setback, fly to Cincinnati with the Braves after Atlanta's game against the New York Mets.
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Back spasms will force Chicago White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy to miss a second straight start, the team announced.
Peavy was to be the starting pitcher for Monday's game against Kansas City. He will be replaced by Chris Sale, the White Sox's Opening Day starter.
White Sox manager Robin Venture did not rule out a trip to the disabled list as a possibility for Peavy.
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Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Orioles because of soreness in his foot.
Puhols has been bothered by the plantar fasciitis throughout his career, including early this season, but has continued to play.
The Angels have an off day on Monday, so the team is hoping the extra rest will help.
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Left-hander Erik Bedard was removed from the Houston Astros rotation and will be pitching out of the bullpen, MLB.com reported.
Bedard has allowed 24 hits, 12 walks and 17 earned runs in 18 2/3 innings this season for an 8.20 ERA.
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Boston Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his sore right biceps muscle on Monday, the Boston Globe reported. He is likely to be placed on the 15-day disabled list.