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• Gerald Laird was strong enough to return to Turner Field on Tuesday afternoon. But the veteran backup catcher was still feeling some discomfort and anxiety as he spent a fourth consecutive day attempting to pass a kidney stone.

With Brian McCann and Evan Gattis available to handle the catching duties, the Braves have had the luxury of allowing Laird to get through this extremely painful experience without having to place him on the disabled list.

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• Gerald Laird was strong enough to return to Turner Field on Tuesday afternoon. But the veteran backup catcher was still feeling some discomfort and anxiety as he spent a fourth consecutive day attempting to pass a kidney stone.

With Brian McCann and Evan Gattis available to handle the catching duties, the Braves have had the luxury of allowing Laird to get through this extremely painful experience without having to place him on the disabled list.

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Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. Eric Single is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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