Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz (sore elbow) scratched from Friday start
Foltynewicz, 27, was 13-10 in 2018 with a 2.85 ERA and 202 strikeouts.He was named an All-Star for the first time in his five-season MLB career and started Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Dodgers. Mets’ Brandon Nimmo undercooks chicken, misses Wednesday game He pitched through similar soreness in 2018, and manager Brian Snitker said if this were the regular season Foltynewicz wouldn’t miss his turn in the rotation. But because it’s four weeks to opening day, the Braves have opted to be cautious with their probable starter in the opener March 28 at Philadelphia. Related News Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz has been scratched from his scheduled start Friday against the Blue Jays because of soreness in his elbow, an issue that surfaced last weekend, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Thursday.He’ll be evaluated Saturday by Dr. Gary Lourie, and the team will determine Foltynewicz’s status from there, according to the report.