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JONNY VENTERS RUMORS

Assessing the Atlanta Braves offseason thus far

After trading outfielder Jason Heyward to the St.Louis Cardinals on November 17th, the Atlanta Braves have been relatively quiet on the open market. They have made a few internal moves, cutting ties with oft-injured reliever Jonny Venters, utility infielder Ramiro Pena, and sporadic starting outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, but Heyward remains the sole regular starting position player...
Via isportsweb.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Release Jonny Venters

On Friday, the Atlanta Braves released former left-handed setup man Jonny Venters. In August, David O’Brien reported that 29-year old Venters had re-torn his Ulnar Collateral Ligament while attempting to rehab it from the 2nd Tommy John surgery he had in May of 2013. As a result, he would need to have a 3rd Tommy John surgery if he wanted to pitch again—which Mark Bowman reported...
Via Baseball Essential
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves send Jason Heyward to Cardinals

Atlanta Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart has been hinting during the winter meetings that the team is gearing up for a rebuild, but while the words of a man with as much carry as he has are significant, it was the actions of Hart on Monday that made it clear that several roster changes are inevitable. The Braves made a move on Monday that grabbed the attention of...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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
August 30, 2014  |  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
August 29, 2014  |  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
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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