Braves infielder Johan Camargo was in Tuesday’s starting lineup against the Phillies and was all set to take his position in the top of the first inning. As baseball players are superstitious individuals, Camargo, like many players past and present, wanted to hop over the chalk baseline as part of his ritual. He ended up hurting his knee and had to be replaced. Now he’s on the disabled list with a bone bruise in his right knee, the Braves announced on Wednesday. Dansby Swanson has been recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Camargo, 23, was hitting .292/.327/.454 in 197 plate appearances. He has spent most of his time at third base and shortstop, but has also played second base and even one inning in left field.
Swanson, 23, struggled to a .213/.287/.312 triple-slash line in 362 plate appearances before his demotion. In 11 games with Gwinnett, he hit .237/.356/.342.