Found March 26, 2013 on
Love My Bravos:
The Braves put out a press release yesterday about What's new at Turner Field in 2013. You can read it all through that link, and I just wanted to discuss a few things...
H&F Burger is replacing the prominent McCann's Burgers stands. I flipped out about this a little when I first heard about it from a Braves employee. The McCann burger will be on the Chop House menu and the stands have been "moved" to a couple of spots in the terrace level, but that is NOT the same. I feel like they're booting Mac out of Turner Field pre-emptively.
I'm really excited to try the Dantanna's sesame steak skewers. That might be Opening Day dinner.
Love the idea of self-serve frozen yogurt, but only if it tastes good. I don't like the low-quality soft-serve they've been selling for the last few years. No one wants grainy "frozen dairy dessert". Who knows, maybe it's not dairy. It tastes like it's been cut with sand.
More wifi is a good idea. I...
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The Legend of Gattis is heading to Atlanta.
Evan Gattis, a 26-year-old prospect who spent four years out of baseball, has claimed the final spot on the Braves' bench, answering one of the last remaining questions as the team prepares for Opening Day.
With Brian McCann out with a shoulder injury, Gattis will backup Gerald Laird, though with Laird nursing a left calf strain and...
Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters exited yesterday’s
spring training contest with a sprained elbow, and injury that is likely to
cause the left-hander to start the season on the disabled list, according to
Mark Bowman of MLB.com.
Venters allowed two hits and two walks during Tuesday’s
exhibition game before signaling to manager Fredi Gonzalez. After a short...
This is my favorite Brave, Jonny Venters. That is his left elbow. Apparently right now it is hurt.
I don't like this.
Venters left game with left-elbow sprain, according to #Braves
— David O'Brien (@ajcbraves) March 26, 2013
At the time he was placed on DL last summer, Venters said the elbow had "flared up" from time to time previously during season.
That familiar face over at third base is gone.
Time for the Atlanta Braves to go through another changing of the guard.
Goodbye, Chipper Jones.
Hello, Jason Heyward and the Brothers Upton.
The Braves head into a new era with the same high expectations - make the playoffs, contend for a championship - even though Jones won't be holding down a spot in the middle of the lineup...
Atlanta Braves reliever Jonny Venters was removed in the sixth inning of Tuesday's game against the Detroit Tigers because of a sprained left elbow.
Venters replaced Jordan Walden at the start of the inning in his first appearance since March 13 , when he forced in a run against Miami by walking four straight batters.
He allowed a leadoff homer to Don Kelly that tied the score...
SIGNED/RESIGNED: Reed Johnson (OF), Gerald Laird (C), B.J. Upton (CF), Ramiro Pena (INF),
TRADED FOR: Jordan Walden (P), Justin Upton (OF), Chris Johnson (3B),
Eric Hinske (1B), Michael Bourn (OF), Lyle Overbay (1B), David Ross (C), Ben Sheets (P), Chipper Jones (3B), Tommy Hanson (P...
Tim Hudson pitched four innings in his final spring tuneup while Braves reliever Jonny Venters left early with a sprained elbow Tuesday in Atlanta's 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers.
Hudson allowed one run. He is set to start the opener next Monday at home against Philadelphia.
Venters exited in the sixth after hurting his left elbow in his first appearance since March 13, when...
Just a few days after St. Louis Cardinals’ Jason Motte suffered a forearm/elbow injury resulting in a start on the DL, another team expected to contend for the postseason suffers a bad blow. Atlanta Braves All Star set-up man Jonny Venters left today’s game vs. Detroit in Lakeland, Florida. Venters was struggling in the outing, allowing 2 hits and 2 walks while retiring only...