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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Braves Injury Update: Mike Minor exits with shoulder discomfort

By on 9/20/2014 09:15:00 PM

Braves left-hander Mike Minor left Saturday night's start against the New York Mets after one inning with left shoulder discomfort, per Mark Bowman of He was relieved by David Hale.

Minor's spring training began late due to illness, and he was shut down in mid-February with shoulder issues, coming off the DL on  May 2. Prior to Saturday's start, Minor was 6-11 with a 4.74 ERA (76 ERA+) in 24 starts (144.1 innings). He will be evaluated by the Braves' medical staff.

Mike Minor

Minor was the Braves' first round draft pick (7th overall) in 2009 and made his debut August 9, 2010. His best year was 2013, when he went 13-9 with a 3.21 ERA (117 ERA+) in 32 starts, striking out 181 in 204.2 innings. Minor is in his first arbitration year (Super 2) at $3.85 million and under team control through 2017.

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