Bryan Morris allowed five earned runs out of the bullpen while only recording two outs in the Giants' 12-11 loss to the Braves on Thursday. One day later, the Giants designated Morris for assignment.
In a corresponding move, the Giants recalled lefty reliever Steven Okert from Triple-A Sacramento.
Morris went 2-0 with a 6.43 ERA in 20 games out of the bullpen for the Giants this season.
Okert has moved up and down from Sacramento and San Francisco this year. With the Giants, he is 1-0 with a 6.23 ERA in 19 appearances.
Down in the minors, Okert owns a 1-0 record with a 2.25 ERA in 11 games while recording four saves.