Pitcher Grant Dayton was promoted by the Braves from Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday.  
Photo: Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com 
Photo: Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com 

Braves return Ynoa to Gwinnett, recall reliever Dayton

Pitcher Huascar Ynoa’s first big-league stint was a brief one.

The 21-year-old right-hander, who pitched two scoreless innings for the Braves on Sunday after being recalled from the Triple-A Gwinnett Stripers the day before, was optioned back to Gwinnett on Monday.

Left-handed relief pitcher Grant Dayton was recalled from Gwinnett to replace Ynoa on the big-league roster.

Dayton had a 2.65 ERA with the Stripers, allowing 12 hits in 17 innings across 15 relief appearances while striking out  25 and walking just two. He appeared in five games with Atlanta earlier this season, allowing no runs and four hits in four innings from April 29-May 7.

Ynoa pitched the final two innings of Sunday’s 15-1 win over the Phillies at SunTrust Park, giving up just one hit and striking out two.

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