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Jonny Venters Needs a Third Tommy John Surgery
August 29th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
When the Atlanta Braves shut down Jonny Venters in his second Tommy John rehab earlier this week, it seemed reasonable to fear the worst. Those fears were confirmed for Venters, who was diagnosed with a torn UCL again and faces his third Tommy John surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Venters already had Tommy John surgery...

Atlanta Braves Shut Down Jonny Venters’ Tommy John Rehab
August 27th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
The Atlanta Braves have officially shut the door on any comeback attempt this season on reliever Jonny Venters, who has been experiencing elbow discomfort during Tommy John rehab, braves.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Venters had his second Tommy John surgery last year and has been battling elbow pain for the last month. He ended...

Expect Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez, Frank Wren to Receive Contract Extensions
November 29th, 2013 at 8:36 AM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and general manager Frank Wren are entering the final year of their respective contracts in 2014, but don't be surprised if both get contract extensions. As frustrating as some of their moves have been, from Wren signing B.J. Upton and Dan Uggla to expensive contracts to...

Atlanta Braves Sign Jonny Venters to One-year Deal, Avoid Arbitration
November 14th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
The Atlanta Braves signed lefty reliever Jonny Venters to a one-year contract Wednesday, thus avoiding salary arbitration, braves.com reports. ***VIDEO1*** Venters received a one-year, $1.625 million deal that was identical to his 2012 salary. He missed the entire season with his second career Tommy John. "I'm pumped to be sticking around," Venters said...

“Fire Fredi Gonzalez” Crowd Apparently Didn’t Follow Atlanta Braves Much This Season
October 10th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
A lot of people are putting the blame for the Atlanta Braves' four-game exit from the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers squarely on the shoulders of Fredi Gonzalez. A lot of those people are also calling for him to be fired. Stop it. Seriously, just stop. It was understandable...