The Braves purchased Wilson’s contract from Triple-A Gwinnett before Monday night’s game. Wilson will make his major league debut as the NL East leaders give their regular starters a rest.
Wilson will become the third 20-year-old pitcher to start in his big league debut for Atlanta this season. Mike Soroka was 20 when he started May 1 against the Mets at New York and Koby Allard did it on July 31 against Miami.
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Wilson began the season at Class A Florida and went a combined 8-5 with a 3.23 ERA in 23 starts in the minor leagues. He was the Braves’ fourth-round pick in the 2016 draft.
Veteran infielder Ryan Flaherty was designated for assignment to open a roster spot for Wilson. Flaherty hit .222 with two home runs in 76 games.
The Saints hosted running back Mike Gillislee on a visit Sunday. It didn’t take long for them to make a deal.
Gillislee signed a one-year deal with New Orleans a day after the Patriots cut him, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports.
The Saints needed depth at the position with Mark Ingram suspended for four games for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy. They kept only Alvin Kamara and rookie Boston Scott on their 53-player roster Womens Josh Norman Jersey , with Jonathan Williams among their cuts Saturday.
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Gillislee rushed for 960 yards and 13 touchdowns the past two years with the Bills and Patriots.
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