Mike Foltynewicz is often overshadowed by his NL East counterparts Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom, but tonight he out-classed the rest.
While his divisional opponents both gave up home-runs
The Atlanta Braves are looking to make a return to the postseason
Despite walking Aaron Judge in the inning, Folty came away unscathed and even struck out a batter en route to a scoreless outing. Surely this is a moment the Braves youngster won't ever forget.
Jose Ramirez's at-bat against Mike Foltynewicz in the fourth. Good morning, good afternoon and goodnight. pic.twitter.com/dNIUbTv1vw— Joe Noga (@JoeNogaCLE) July 18, 2018
Folty couldn't afford to give up any runs even early in this game given the 2-1 scoreline. Thankfully, the righty made his outing look easy against a lineup of All-Stars.
Foltynewicz has once again proved himself to be one of the best pitchers in the Braves organization and baseball as a whole.