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Mike Foltynewicz now likely to miss most of April

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Four days ago news came out that the Braves have ruled out ace Mike Foltynewicz for Opening Day. Now it seems that they’re going to rule him out for, potentially, opening month:

The Braves are the defending NL East champs and they still seem like a good team, but as Bill noted in his NL East preview, they have some questions with the pitching staff — at least with the experienced portions of it — and it’s going to be a tough division overall. Losing Foltynewicz for any amount of time is a tough blow, especially when the arms most likely to fill in for him are very, very green.

But hey, the Braves have financial flexibility. The monetary yield looks good. And how about that glide slope?