Foltynewicz gives up eight hits in five innings in Gwinnett

June 29, 2019 Lawrenceville - Gwinnett Stripers pitcher Mike Foltynewicz delivers a pitch in the second inning against the Indianapolis Indians at CoolRay Field on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Mike Foltynewicz's latest dud left the Braves with no choice. They optioned the All-Star righty to Triple-A Gwinnett, ending a string of 11 frustrating starts in which the 27-year-old couldn't rediscover last year's success. (Hyosub Shin /



Mike Foltynewicz allowed eight hits and three runs, two of them earned, in five innings in his second start with the Gwinnett Stripers Thursday night.

Foltynewicz was demoted by the Braves after struggling in the majors.

The host Stripers lost to Durham 5-3.

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Foltynewicz struck out seven and walked two.  He has a 4.75 ERA in Triple-A.

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He pitched 7-2/3 innings and had eight strikeouts, allowing two runs on five hits, in  his first start for Gwinnett Saturday.

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