Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:25:41 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) threw for the second straight day Saturday, July 19. He made 20 to 25 throws from 60 feet during the session.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:22:58 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his left elbow after being examined by Dr. James Andrews and undergoing an MRI exam. Andrews told Venters that his elbow is structurally sound, but now he'll need an extra three to five weeks of rest before he can throw again. Venters is trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:42:10 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) has resumed light throwing after more soreness in his surgically repaired left elbow. He made around 25 throws Tuesday, June 3, and some more Wednesday, June 4, after being shut down for 10 days. Venters has undergone Tommy John surgery on his left elbow twice. He has been pain-free in his last two sessions.
Mon, 26 May 2014 10:47:44 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) experienced discomfort in his elbow after throwing around 15 pitches Saturday, May 24.
Tue, 20 May 2014 13:33:52 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) was told by doctors that his elbow is structurally sound, and he expects to resume playing catch in a few days and return to the mound for bullpen sessions this weekend.
Mon, 19 May 2014 16:16:18 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) is hoping his left arm soreness is nothing serious, and he's visiting with doctors Monday, May 19. Venters cut his bullpen session short last Wednesday. He is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery.
Sun, 18 May 2014 23:49:12 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) threw batting practice Wednesday, May 14, and the session was cut short after he reported soreness in his left elbow. "It was just a little sore, so they shut him down and didn't continue," said manager Fredi Gonzalez. "They didn't seem concerned, they made it sound like it was part of the process – first time he's faced hitters and that kind of stuff."
Sat, 10 May 2014 21:29:53 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) will report to the team's minor-league complex in Orlando, and he will begin throwing batting practice Friday, May 16.
Wed, 07 May 2014 19:11:13 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Jonny Venters (elbow) is still at least a month away from returning after having Tommy John surgery May 16, 2013. However, he has resumed throwing breaking balls last week on flat ground, and he recently incorporated them into his bullpen sessions. He is now throwing bullpen sessions every three days as he continues to build up arm strength. Venters is not expected back until at least mid-June.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:36:37 -0700
The Atlanta Braves have transferred SP Brandon Beachy (elbow) and RP Jonny Venters (elbow) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.