He and the Braves are still characterizing it his absence as precautionary, and Gattis said he could play if it were the regular season.
“It’s just a little tight,” he said. “I thought that off day would take care of it, but it was still tight…. They’re taking it slow. Whenever I came in and told them I needed a day, they said it’s probably not going to be only one. Just because not going to have you go out and hurt it worse. Quads are apparently slow (to heal). If you hurt it bad it’s four to six (weeks)."
“So even if it’s a couple more days, that’s better than four to six (weeks).”