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Braves outfielder on verge of injury return

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The Atlanta Braves are breathing a sigh of relief. The team is getting closer to having outfielder Jarred Kelenic back on the field, per Kelenic has been out after jamming his wrist during a game.

Kelenic could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday, per The outfielder was available on the bench for the team on Friday, during a game with the Washington Nationals. Atlanta lost that game, 2-1, but Kelenic was working in the batting cage.

Kelenic's role with the Braves this season

Jun 5, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Atlanta Braves left fielder Jarred Kelenic (24) is looked at by trainers after making a diving catch during the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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Kelenic is hitting .