Bad news for the Braves’ bullpen:
Venters left today’s game with a left elbow sprain.
— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) March 26, 2013
Jonny, that is.
Venters has been a concern for a while, spending part of last season on the DL with a sore left elbow. He feels like a major injury waiting to happen. Which definitely hurts the Braves’ bullpen. Other options for the roster now, assuming Venters hits the DL: Cristian Martinez and Anthony Varvaro. And of course Eric O’Flaherty and Jordan Walden are still around to set up for Craig Kimbrel. Assuming Walden’s back doesn’t act up.
So, yeah. Ugh.