Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz undergoes surgery

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz underwent successful surgery today to remove the anterior half of his first rib. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Mayfield at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Ga. Foltynewicz is expected to be released from the hospital on Thursday (9/24) and he will continue a treatment of blood thinners for at least six weeks.