Found April 03, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Jonny Venters
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
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The Atlanta Braves will shut down left-handed reliever Jonny Venters for four weeks after he received a platelet-rich plasma injection yesterday from Dr. James Andrews in his ailing elbow, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Venters will be shut down for four weeks. Dr. Andrews injected him with a platelet-rich plasma this morning. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) April 2, 2013 The Braves will shut Venters down four weeks before evaluating his injury. If he’s able to resume a throwing program immediately following the four weeks of rest, the best-case scenario for his return would likely be around six weeks from now. Venters dealt with discomfort in his throwing arm this spring and was recently diagnosed with a sprained elbow. He was expected to begin the season on the disabled list, and the Braves sent him to Dr. Andrews for examination. While the four week shutdown doesn’t qualify as good news, at least the left-hander wasn’t diagnosed with a more severe injury that required season-ending surgery. After being solid over his first two seasons with the Braves, Venters was inconsistent last season. The 28-year-old owns a career ERA of 2.23 over three seasons in the majors. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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