Braves OF McLouth activated from disabled list

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Nate McLouth is back in uniform after missing 17 games with a strained left hamstring.

The Braves activated McLouth from the 15-day disabled list before Friday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. McLouth was not in the starting lineup posted by manager Bobby Cox before batting practice.

McLouth was traded from Pittsburgh to the Braves on June 3. He is hitting .258 with 15 homers and 56 RBIs overall.