10 Braves pitching prospects off to strong starts

With the news that strong starts at the plate led to promotions for Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson (each moved up one level; Albies to Gwinnett and Swanson to Mississippi), here’s a look at 10 successful starts among Braves pitching prospects.

One note of interest, the pitchers have a combined 226 strikeouts in 231 2/3 innings pitched. Their combined ERA: 2.25.

TRIPLE-A GWINNETT

Mike Foltynewicz

Four starts: 1-2, 2.05 ERA

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22 IP, 12 hits, five earned runs, 14 walks, 20 strikeouts, 1.18 WHIP

Tyrell Jenkins

Four starts: 2-1, 1.71 ERA

21 IP, 21 hits, four earned runs, 10 walks, 16 strikeouts, 1.48 WHIP

Lucas Sims

(Total)

Five starts: 0-3, 2.03 ERA

26 2/3 IP, 15 hits, six earned runs, 16 walks, 42 strikeouts, 1.16 WHIP

(At Gwinnett)

Two starts: 0-1, 2.25 ERA

12 IP, eight hits, three earned runs, six walks, 16 strikeouts, 1.17 WHIP

(At Double-A Mississippi before he was promoted to Gwinnett on April 23)

Three starts: 0-2, 1.84 ERA

14 2/3 IP, seven hits, three earned runs, 10 walks, 26 strikeouts

DOUBLE-A MISSISSIPPI

Chris Ellis

Five starts: 3-0, 1.84 ERA

29 1/3 IP, 19 hits, six earned runs, 10 walks, 22 strikeouts, 0.99 WHIP

Sean Newcomb (LH)

Four starts: 1-1, 3.15 ERA

20 IP, 12 hits, seven earned runs, 14 walks, 19 strikeouts, 1.30 WHIP

SINGLE-A CAROLINA

Max Povse

Four starts: 2-1, 1.69 ERA

26 2/3 IP, 15 hits, five earned runs, four walks, 23 strikeouts, 0.71 WHIP

SINGLE-A ROME

Mike Soroka

Five starts: 0-2, 1.33 ERA

27 IP, 21 hits, four earned runs, three walks, 29 strikeouts, 0.89 WHIP

Ricardo Sanchez (LH)

Four starts: 2-1, 2.84 ERA

19 IP, 13 hits, six earned runs, nine walks, 14 strikeouts, 1.16 WHIP

Patrick Weigel

Four starts: 1-1, 3.27 ERA

22 IP, 20 hits, eight earned runs, eight walks, 24 strikeouts, 1.27 WHIP

Max Fried (LH)

Four starts: 0-1, 3.50 ERA

18 IP, 11 hits, seven earned runs, nine walks, 17 strikeouts, 1.11 WHIP

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