Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Soroka delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, June 17, 2019, in Atlanta.
Photo: AP Photo/John Bazemore
Photo: AP Photo/John Bazemore

Mike Soroka feeling OK day after HBP

During an at-bat in the second inning, Nationals starter Austin Voth plucked Soroka in the right forearm, forcing him out of the game. It was revealed to be no more than a substantial bruise.

Soroka’s arm was wrapped when he spoke with reporters after the Braves won in extra innings. His arm was no longer wrapped Monday in Chicago.

The Braves will further evaluate Soroka Tuesday, but he remains on track to make his next scheduled start Friday in New York.

“I don’t know that they let him throw today,” manager Brian Snitker said. “I think they were just treating him up and waiting until (Tuesday) to let him throw.”

“I talked to him. He said he felt like he did a really extensive forearm workout, was how it felt. We’ll know more (Tuesday), that I figured anyway would be a day he goes out and plays long-toss, just see where he’s at.”

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