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12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves' Venters will need third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again

Jonny Venters and the Braves got the news they feared and hated to hear when an MRI exam showed the left-hander has again torn the reconstructed ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and will require a third Tommy John surgery if he hopes to pitch again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, David Carpenter

Yesterday | Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/28

Andrelton Simmons added quite possibly the shiniest gem yet to his glimmering collection of defensive plays, and it came at a crucial point for the Braves .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonny Venters, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Braves' staff takes another hit as reliever Cory Gearrin says he'll have Tommy John surgery

Gearrin confirmed Tuesday he will have the ligament-replacement surgery for his right elbow after he was injured late in spring training.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cory Gearrin, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/25

After being silenced in a 1-0 loss on Saturday, the Braves came up short again on Sunday, despite a late rally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Logan Ondrusek, Aroldis Chapman, Gavin Floyd, Brian McCann

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cincinatti Reds

Reds look to keep momentum going behind Simon

The Braves are in the thick of the National League Wild Card race -- they trail the Giants by one game -- thanks in large part to their late March acquisition of Aaron Harang, who is putting together an unexpected career-best season in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Bryan Price, Alfredo Simon, Ryan Ludwick

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tomahawk Take

Arena Baseball

It's been the fashionable baseball topic to talk about, write about, and wring hands about: improving the 'pace of the game'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/22

Scoring eight runs is great. Scoring eight runs AND pitching a shutout is just double-fun.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Luis Avilan, Justin Upton

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Athletics Nation

Braves Series Preview: Q&A with Scott Coleman of Talking Chop

With the A's and Braves squaring off for three games, I asked Scott Coleman of Talking Chop a few questions about his favorite team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Brandon Beachy, Mike Minor, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Braves are wearing down on west coast trip

The Atlanta Braves are struggling through a handful of games on the West Coast, losing seven straight in a stretch of games that has dropped Atlanta to three games behind the Washington Nationals and has left fans and analysts alike wondering if this team plans to bounce back any time soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Washington Nationals

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/6

Seven-losses in a row really is something isn't it? The Braves came to Seattle on the heels of being swept by the San Diego Padres , six-losses in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Anthony Varvaro, Felix Hernandez

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Major League Baseball

Braves strengthen bench by acquiring Bonifacio

As one of the most eventful non-waiver Trade Deadline days unfolded, Braves general manager Frank Wren and his top scouts spent Thursday monitoring the events and evaluating how they might improve their club while working with essentially zero financial flexibility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Emilio Bonifacio, Major League Baseball

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