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Alex Wood scratched due to stomach virus, Eric Stults to start

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Alex Wood has been scratched from the Braves' lineup and will be replaced by Eric Stults.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Braves starter Alex Wood won't make Friday's scheduled start against the Milwaukee Brewers due to a stomach virus. Eric Stults will come out of the bullpen to make the spot start.

Wood is 2-2 in eight starts this season with a 3.83 ERA. He allowed seven hits and one run in seven innings last time out in a 5-3 win over the Miami Marlins. Stults opened the season in the team's rotation but was recently dropped in favor of Williams Perez. Stults has struggled so far this season going 1-4 with a 5.39 ERA. He has struggled to keep the ball in the yard allowing nine home runs in 40 1/3 innings.

Shelby Miller is scheduled to pitch on Saturday followed by Mike Foltynewicz on Sunday against Milwaukee.