Tagged: ‘Johnny Venters’

Atlanta Braves Enjoy Much Needed Off Day Before Heading to Philadelphia
September 5th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been beleaguered by injuries in their 2013 campaign, losing Jason Heyward, Reed Johnson, Jordan Schafer, Justin Upton, Johnny Venters, Eric O'Flaherty, Brian McCann, Ramiro Peña, Tim Hudson, Tyler Pastornicky, and Christhian Martinez. These injuries have ranged from day-to-day, to season-ending, yet haven't stopped the Braves from maintaining...

Evaluating the Tommy Hanson, Jordan Walden Trade
August 13th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The first trade Fran Wren orchestrated during the Atlanta Braves' off-season in 2012 was a pitching swap, sending RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jordan Walden, a right-handed flame-throwing bullpen arm.     Hanson, once deemed an 'untouchable' prospect of the Atlanta Braves, saw his numbers balloon after...

Atlanta Braves Avoid Arbitration with Jason Heyward and Four Others
January 18th, 2013 at 3:21 PM
The Atlanta Braves reached agreements on Friday with five players to avoid salary arbitration hearings.  Jason Heyward, Eric O'Flaherty, Johnny Venters, Kris Medlen and Cristhian Martinez all signed deals, leaving Martin Prado the lone unsigned member of the team. Heyward, as expected, received the largest bump in salary for the upcoming season....

Atlanta Braves Trade Tommy Hanson to Los Angeles Angels
November 30th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
The Atlanta Braves continued to reshape their roster this week by trading starting pitcher Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for bullpen arm Jordan Walden. Hanson, who had been battling shoulder issues, went 13-10 in 2012 with an ERA of 4.48.  The Braves had been concerned with his declining numbers...

Five Atlanta Braves Make 2011 All-Star Team
July 11th, 2011 at 12:44 PM
A strong first half that currently has the Atlanta Braves sitting in second place in the NL East, 3.5 games behind the first place Philadelphia Phillies, is due in large part to the stellar pitching staff that had led the Braves to a 54-38 record. Atlanta's pitching staff, second in the...