Rays Rough Up Folty, Braves Dump Him

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The Atlanta Braves have made a pretty surprising move following their 14-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Starter Mike Foltynewicz, who gave up six runs in three and 1/3 innings (including three home runs), has been placed on assignment by the club.

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This means that he will either go on waivers or will be traded soon, basically ending his career with the Braves in a flash. At one time, he was a highly thought of prospect, but things have just not worked out for him in Atlanta the way many anticipated. He will now be available for a low price, so teams might be lining up for him. In the game itself, the Rays’ pitchers combined to strike out 19 Braves batters, a team record for a nine-inning game. Hunter Renfroe hit a pair of home runs and Brandon Lowe had a big day as well to help them get to 3-1, on top of the AL East for the time being.

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