• In this Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game, in Chicago. After life-threatening blood clots in his right shoulder ended his 2015 season, Braves right-handed pitcher Foltynewicz is slowly regaining his strength and hoping to be ready to contend for a rotation spot. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

    Braves’ Foltynewicz continues recovery from blood clots

    ATLANTA (AP) — Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz said Monday he hopes to be cleared this week to throw off a mound as he continues his recovery from life-threatening blood clots in his right shoulder.