Mike Minor Scratched From Spring Start

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves announced today that left-handed pitcher Mike Minor has been scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday (March 8) versus the Houston Astros. Minor, who has been healthy in spring camp, experienced tightness in his left shoulder yesterday (March 3) and is being held out of Sunday's game for precautionary reasons.

Minor, 27, appeared in 25 games (all starts) for the Braves in 2014, when he went 6-12 with a 4.77 ERA. He owns a career record of 38-36 with a 4.10 ERA in 111 games (110 starts) and 652.2 IP.