Sign of times: Braves quickly run out of patience with Folty
ATLANTA (AP) — Facing a sprint of a baseball season rather than a marathon, the Atlanta Braves didn’t have time to let Mike Foltynewicz sort out his perplexing problems.
So, after a dismal showing in his first start of 2020, the Braves cut ties with a 28-year-old pitcher who was an All-Star in 2018 and started two games in the NL Division Series last season.
It was a shocking turn for a pitcher just entering what should be the prime of his career.
Foltynewicz has no apparent injury issues and isn’t eligible for free agency until 2022.
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