Those plans had to change after Atlanta DFA'd Culberson to make room for catcher Chadwick Tromp.
Culberson, 34, a Georgia native, had not made any appearances for Atlanta since being called up May 19.
He is a career .247 hitter with 30 homers and 145 RBIs in 585 games with five teams, including a previous stint with the Braves from 2018 to 2020.
Tromp, 28, is batting .125 with one RBI in six games this season with Atlanta. He was called up from Triple-A Gwinnett with catcher Sean Murphy dealing with a reported hamstring injury.
Reuters contributed to this story.