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Braves RP to have third Tommy John surgery

Coming back from Tommy John surgery is no great feat. Returning after a second such operation is nearly miraculous…just ask Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson and New York Yankees set up man Shawn Kelley. But getting back into the swing of things following a third Tommy John operation? Yeah, Atlanta Braves lefty Jonny Venters might have his work cut out for him. Jonny Venters...
Via Hall of Very Good
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Alert: Jonny Venters to undergo third TJ surgery

The Atlanta Braves and Jonny Venters are hoping that the third time is a charm in his career.  Venters will attempt yet another comeback as he will undergo the third Tommy John surgery of his career on Thursday. Venters says he plans to attempt another comeback. Thus, he will undergo a 3rd Tommy John surgery. #Braves— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) August 29, 2014When Venters is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Venters Is Broken Again

News broke last night that Braves reliever Jonny Venters has yet another torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. This comes a day after the Braves shut down Venters’ rehab program after the pitcher felt discomfort. We now know why he felt said discomfort. Venters had joined a growing group of pitchers like Brian […]
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters has a torn UCL

Atlanta Braves left handed pitcher Jonny Venters is 29 years old and has three major-league seasons under his belt with a 2.23 ERA and an All-Star apperance. But he hasn't pitched in the majors since the end of the 2012 season and if he wants to pitch again he'll need a third Tommy John surgery, according to David O'Brien of AJC.com.Jonny Venters#151717565 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves LHP Venters shut down with elbow tear

NEW YORK (AP) The Atlanta Braves have shut down left-hander Jonny Venters for the rest of the season after the reliever tore an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery. The 29-year-old Venters hasn't pitched in the majors since 2012, a season after he made the NL All-Star team. The Braves said Thursday that Dr. James Andrews had found the...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves reliever Jonny Venters re-tears elbow ligament

Braves reliever Jonny Venters, once considered one of the premier left-hander bullpen arms in baseball, could be headed to his third Tommy John surgery. An MRI with Dr. James Andrews revealed Venters tore his ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm once again, the team announced on Thursday afternoon. Venters underwent his second Tommy John surgery in May 2013 and had yet to...
Via Fox Sports South
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters shut down again with elbow discomfort

The Atlanta Braves are in good position in the National League wild card race with a little more than a month remaining, but they are in danger of falling out of the race in the National League East. One aspect of the team keeping them afloat is a pitching staff which is fifth in the league in ERA. There is some bad news on the injury front, as Jonny Venters, who has been battling...
Via MLB Injury News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters encouraged after first mound work

The Atlanta Braves lost to the San Diego Padres on Sunday by the score of 4-3 on a Everth Cabrera walk-off single in the 10th inning. The loss was the sixth straight for the Braves, who dropped to 58-54, second in the National League East. There was some good news on the injury front this weekend, as pitcher Jonny Venters was encouraged after his first mound work since June.#151717422...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves: Jonny Venters threw on Tuesday

Relief pitcher Jonny Venters did some light throwing on Tuesday. It was the first activity for the Atlanta Braves reliever after he was shut down more than a week ago for pain caused by scar tissue in his surgically-repaired left elbow. The Braves have not placed any timetable on a return to the field for Venter. That he was able to throw on Tuesday is a good sign but he is still...
Via Tireball.com
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves reliever Jonny Venters suffers minor setback in rehab

The Atlanta Braves ended a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. The win improved the National League East leading Braves to 23-19 on the season. The Braves are leading the Major Leagues in ERA, countering an offense that is 30th in runs scored. A strong pitching staff should even get stronger with the return of Jonny Venters, but...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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