Tagged: ‘Dr. James Andrews’

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Has Surgery to Clean up Elbow
September 27th, 2013 at 8:20 AM
The Atlanta Braves shut down Brandon Beachy once again this week, but this time it was so Dr. James Andrews could clean up some areas of Beachy's elbow in a much less invasive surgery than Tommy John on Thursday, reports. Instead of a full blown Tommy John, Andrews performed an...

Atlanta Braves Starter Brandon Beachy Returns to Disabled List
August 23rd, 2013 at 8:46 PM
The Atlanta Braves placed starting pitcher Brandon Beachy on the 15-day disabled list on Friday due to tightness in his pitching elbow. Beachy underwent Tommy John surgery in June 2012 and returned to the rotation in late July 2013 following a lengthy rehabilitation. Outfielder Todd Cunningham was called up from Triple-A...

Atlanta Braves’ Brandon Beachy Scratched from Next Start for Appointment with Dr. James Andrews
August 22nd, 2013 at 5:39 PM
According to the official Atlanta Braves Twitter account, Brandon Beachy has been scratched from his projected start on Sunday against the Cleveland Indians. He will instead visit with Dr. James Andrews, the doctor who performed Beachy's Tommy John surgery.   LHP Mike Minor will start on Sunday in place of RHP Brandon...

Atlanta Braves’ Cristhian Martinez Out for Season with Shoulder Surgery
July 9th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Cristhian Martinez, who only made two appearances this season before being placed on the disabled list in early April, had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder. The only problem is that the 31-year-old pitcher tweeted the news before manager Fredi Gonzalez ever knew about it.   Thanks to gods...

Jonny Venters Has Second Tommy John Surgery
May 16th, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Jonny Venters was schedule to meet with Dr. James Andrews on Thursday in his rehab process with a sprained left elbow. It turns out that instead of a regular checkup, the Atlanta Braves reliever ended up undergoing Tommy John surgery, reports. Andrews performed the procedure on Venters' torn ulnar collateral...