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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, ajc.com 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, braves.com reports. Andrews performed the procedure on Venters' torn ulnar collateral...

Jonny Venters Makes Appointment with Dr. James Andrews
March 28th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Jonny Venters is about to revisit every pitcher's worst nightmare. The Atlanta Braves reliever is scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday about his sprained left elbow. Venters left Tuesday's game with the Detroit Tigers after he felt discomfort in the form of a "pulling sensation," though he says...

Brandon Beachy Has Successful Tommy John Surgery
June 21st, 2012 at 8:19 PM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, ending his season and starting a year-long healing process. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Gulf Breeze, Fla., replacing Beachy's ulnar collateral ligament.  "It's tough," general manager Frank Wren told mlb.com. "He was really doing everything that you...

Brandon Beachy Has Partially Torn Elbow Ligament
June 19th, 2012 at 8:03 AM
God help the Atlanta Braves. Right in the middle of a three-game losing streak, the club has announced that an MRI performed on Brandon Beachy and his troublesome right elbow has revealed a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. Beachy will see the dreaded Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday...

Arodys Vizcaino Out for 2012 After Tommy John Surgery
March 20th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
Arodys Vizcaino somehow managed to avoid Tommy John surgery when he partially tore his ulnar collateral ligament in 2010. The Atlanta Braves reliever was not so fortunate this time; he underwent the procedure Tuesday at the hands of Dr. James Andrews and will miss the entire 2012 season. Vizcaino, ranked the...

Arodys Vizcaino to Visit Dr. James Andrews
March 15th, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Atlanta Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino managed to avoid Tommy John surgery for a partially torn tendon in his elbow in 2010, but he has an appointment on Monday with one of the most dreaded and feared men in all of baseball, Dr. James Andrews. Vizcaino has not thrown since feeling discomfort...