Tommy John surgery

Jaime Garcia Trade Talks Intensify

Jaime Garcia trade talks have intensified since the lefty’s gutty performance Friday night. Garcia pitched seven strong innings against the Dodgers and crashed a grand slam home run. The two straight sharp performances have erased concerns about Garcia’s prior struggles. Garcia’s solid performances weren’t against bottom feeders, either. The veteran limited Arizona to one r... »

Beachy Still Question Mark?

Brandon Beachy is being counted on heavily by the Braves this season to start and win games.  You read articles in the media about what Beachy will do in 2014 and it is  like a given he will have a very successful season. Until Beachy is able to throw free and easy, I am concerned about whether he will approach his pre-injury production level. Beachy was expected back mid-summer last season, but d... »

Braves Star Undergoes Elbow Surgery

Braves Star Undergoes Elbow Surgery

Atlanta Braves left-handed reliever, Jonny Venters, underwent Tommy John surgery today, and will be out for the rest of the 2013 season. The procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Florida, and is designed to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament. This is the second time that the 28-year old Venters has had Tommy John surgery.  The first procedure was performed by Dr. Andr... »