|John Smoltz held out of Atlanta Braves start with tightness in right shoulder|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 21 March 2008 05:30|
Smoltz first felt the tightness earlier in the week and still felt the discomfort early Friday. Manager Bobby Cox will substitute Jeff Bennett as the starter against Cleveland.
Smoltz hopes to start Wednesday against the Nationals. But if he experiences more problems, his status for the start of the season could be in doubt.