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Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters won't throw for another 3-5 weeks

After being swept at home by the Philadelphia Phillies, the Braves bounced back with a 3-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Thursday. The win improved the Braves to 37-35, a half game behind the Nationals in the National League East. The Braves are just 29th in the league in runs scored and continue to rely on a pitching staff that is sixth in the Major Leagues in ERA. There...
Via MLB Injury News
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Venters to be sidelined another 4-6 weeks

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters will be out another 4-6 weeks after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in his left elbow. The long road back for Venters following a second Tommy John surgery has been well documented. Venters had PRP shot and will take 4-6 weeks to let it take affect. Still having soreness but Andrews checked elbow said ligament is sound — David...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters throwing again

The Atlanta Braves lost an interleague match up against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday by the score of 2-0. With the loss, the Braves fell to 31-27, but still in first place in the National League East. Although 29th in the league in runs scored, the Braves have a rock solid pitching staff that is 2nd in the league in ERA. The staff hopes to get even strong with the eventual...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 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...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Venters feels elbow discomfort during bullpen session

If there was a timetable for the return of Jonny Venters it has passed. Venters is trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery and has not pitched in a major league game since the 2012 season. On Sunday the Atlanta Braves reliever threw 15 pitches off a mound but felt elbow discomfort. Right now the team and reliever are hoping that it is the result of scar tissue rather...
May 26, 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

Jonny Venters to throw off a mound on Wednesday

Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters will throw off a mound for the first time on Wednesday. The Braves are counting on the return of Venters in May or June. Venters underwent his second Tommy John surgery last May. Venters will begin throwing off a mound w/ limited effort on Wednesday. Hoping to return from his 2nd TJ surgery in late May or early June — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves’ Jonny Venters likely to begin year on DL

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 Venters allowed two hits and two walks during Tuesday’s exhibition game before signaling to manager Fredi Gonzalez. After a short...
Via MLB Injury News
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves rumors: Atlanta hasn’t discussed Jonny Venters trade

It was reported earlier this week that the Atlanta Braves would consider trading left-handed reliever Jonny Venters. However, David O’Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says the team hasn’t yet discussed dealing Venters. #Braves haven't talked about trading Venters. Not saying they wouldn't listen at some point, but it's not something they've discussed...
Via MLB Injury News
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet the Braves: Jonny Venters invites you to meet the Braves as we continue a month-long look at our team, player-by-player. We'll revisit 2011 and project what 2012 might look like. Jonny Venters Position: P Height: 6-3; Weight: 195 BatThrow: LL Hometown: Berkeley Lake, Ga. Experience: Third season 2011 in review: Venters formed part of the formidable OVentbrel bullpen trio. He went...
Via Fox Sports South
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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