Needing roster spots for new arrivals Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell, the Atlanta Braves are expected to designate Jordan Schafer for assignemnt.
After getting off to a surprising hot start, Schafer is batting just .163/.256/.213 on the season. He has started just two games over the past month.
The #Braves haven't announced the roster moves to make room for Bonifacio and Russell. They're expected to option Shreve and DFA Schafer
— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 1, 2014
The Braves are also expected to option Chasen Shreve to the minors leaving them with just one left hander in the bullpen.