With Santana now in the mix, the Braves will begin using a traditional five-man starting rotation. Atlanta's four-man rotation had compiled a 1.42 ERA in five games entering Sunday.
David Hale, Julio Teheran and Alex Wood will all have one extra day of rest entering their next outings. Hale will start Thursday's series finale against the Mets. Teheran, Wood and Aaron Harang will serve as Atlanta's starting pitchers during next weekend's home series against the Nationals.
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.