Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Manager Fredi Gonzalez has set his second-half rotation with right-hander Tim Hudson pitching versus the Mets on Friday, followed by right-hander Tommy Hanson. Right-hander Jair Jurrjens will face the Giants in the first of a three-game series beginning on July 17. Who starts on July 15 depends on how right-hander Ben Sheets progresses with his minor league starts. Currently, Sheets is projected to get that start, after two appearances with the Double-A Mississippi Braves. His first start was on July 4, when, a little too amped up being on the mound competitively for the first time in two years, he gave up five hits and four earned runs in the first two innings, including back-to-back triples in the first. Then he struck out three of the next four to get out of the inning. By the time he had completed five innings, he had used only 74 pitches -- 46 strikes -- and struck out five batters. The Braves are expecting a more accurate assessment in his next start for the M-Braves, which i...
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