Justin Toscano of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Atlanta Braves RHP Michael Soroka is being held out as a precaution after experiencing hamstring tightness. Soroka made skipper Brian Snitker aware of the issue when he arrived at camp.
Mike Soroka is dealing with hamstring tightness, manager Brian Snitker said. He reported it when he arrived to camp. The Braves are holding him out as a precaution.— Justin Toscano (@JustinCToscano) February 17, 2023
It’s another tough break for 25-year-old Soroka, who suffered a pair of Achilles tears and has not pitched for the Braves since 2020. He logged 25 innings in the minor leagues in 2022 and was prepared for a 2023 season free of setbacks.
However, the Braves will kick off Spring Training without Soroka out of an abundance of caution.
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