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2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Right-Handed Starting Pitcher R.A. Dickey
March 14th, 2017 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2016 Atlanta Braves rotation was painfully young. That changes with R.A. Dickey and Bartolo Colon around-but does it change for the better? Last season's Atlanta Braves rotation was one of baseball's most youthful, with 125 starts coming from pitchers age-25 or younger. With Jaime' Garcia, Bartolo Colon and R.A. Dickey...

Atlanta Braves Make 1st Round of Cuts, Move Eight Players
March 8th, 2017 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Braves Cut Eight Players on Wednesday The Atlanta Braves have made a few roster moves to start the day on Wednesday. No real surprises here unless you've been away from Braves news for a week. Spring training is under way and cuts are part of the business. With injuries happening and players leaving for...

Atlanta Braves Relief Pitcher, Paco Rodriguez, Makes Long-Awaited Debut With Team
March 2nd, 2017 at 7:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Braves Lefty Paco Rodriguez Does Exist!! On July 30, 2015 the Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins pulled off a three-team trade right before the trade deadline.  This is a trade that many remember as the Braves getting Hector Olivera, but in reality, we got a lot more. The...

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...