Braves place Escobar on disabled list
The Braves made the moves before Tuesday night's game against the Washington Nationals.
Escobar missed his fourth straight game Tuesday with a strain on the inside of his left thigh. He's hitting .215 with eight RBIs.
Omar Infante has been starting in Escobar's spot during the injury.
Hicks was batting .179 with one home run and six RBIs with Gwinnett.
Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press
MORE MLB HEADLINES
- O's not signing Balfour, cite physical results
- Youkilis will play 'one more year' -- in Japan
- O's Patton tests positive, banned 25 games
- Beltran joins Yankees: 'Means a lot to me'
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Antigua Women's Atlanta Braves Full-Zip Navy Discover Jacket