ATLANTA (AP) - Braves right-hander Jair Jurrjens has been
scheduled for a scan Wednesday to determine the cause of soreness
in his right shoulder.
Jurrjens could enter the season as the team's No. 1 starter
after going 14-10 with a 2.60 ERA last year, the third-best ERA in
Braves general manager Frank Wren says Jurrjens reported early
to the team's spring training facility in Kissimmee, Fla. Soreness
in the shoulder led to the decision for Jurrjens to have the MRI in
Wren says the scan is precautionary and Jurrjens could return to
Florida after the exam "if everything is OK."
Jurrjens set a career high with 215 innings last year.