The Atlanta Braves optioned right-handed pitching prospect Touki Toussaint to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday, but two other rookie pitchers will be in the defending National League East champion's opening rotation.
Right-handers Bryse Wilson, 21, and Kyle Wright, 23, will follow Julio Teheran in the rotation for the opening series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, the team announced.
Wilson and Wright, ranked as the 51st and 22nd overall prospects in baseball by ESPN's Keith Law, are scheduled to pitch Saturday and Sunday at Citizen's Bank Park. Wilson has a 3.29 ERA in five appearances this spring while Wright has a 7.11 ERA in five appearances. Wright, however, has struck out 18 batters in 12 2/3 innings pitched.