The Braves obtained some troubling damage information Tuesday: Left-hander Max Fried will endure an MRI on his proper hamstring, whereas middle fielder Cristian Pache is headed to the 10-day injured checklist with a left groin concern (Twitter links through Mark Bowman of MLB.com).
Tuesday was a nightmare night for Fried, who suffered the damage on the bottom paths and posted a disastrous efficiency on the mound. The 27-year-old lasted simply 4 innings in a 14-8 loss to the Marlins, who pummeled Fried for eight runs (seven earned) on 9 hits, three strikeouts and two walks. It was the second straight subpar begin for Fried, proprietor of a hideous 11.45 ERA in 11 innings. Fried hasn’t been in a position to observe up on his resounding success in 2020, when he tied for eighth in ERA (2.25) amongst those that totaled a minimum of 50 frames and wound up fifth in NL Cy Younger voting.
Pache, 22, as joined Fried in recording terrible manufacturing early on, having picked up simply three hits in 31 plate appearances with 11 strikeouts in opposition to one stroll. The Braves are prone to recall outfielder Guillermo Heredia to take Pache’s roster spot, per Bowman. Ender Inciarte looks like the favourite to get the lion’s share of taking part in time in middle, although.