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Braves scratch Ynoa from Game 4 start in NLCS vs Dodgers

Huascar Ynoa
Posted at 3:05 PM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 18:05:05-04

LOS ANGELES (AP)  — Huascar Ynoa was scratched with shoulder inflammation from his scheduled start for the Atlanta Braves against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.

Manager Brian Snitker says Ynoa first experienced discomfort on Monday, but believed he would be able to pitch. The right-hander played catch before Wednesday's game, but his shoulder was tight.

The Braves will use right-hander Jesse Chavez as the opener. The Braves lead the series 2-1.

The Dodgers will start left-hander Julio Urias, who was baseball's only 20-game winner this season.