Braves release Venters 1 year after NL Comeback Player award

Baseball 05/18/19, 17:01

Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last year, has been released by the Atlanta Braves.The 34-year-old Venters had a 17.36 ERA after giving up nine earned runs in 4 2/3 innings covering nine ...

Braves acquire veteran left-hander Blevins from Oakland

Sports 04/28/19, 19:28

The Atlanta Braves acquired left-hander Jerry Blevins from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for $1.The 35-year-old Blevins made his Braves debut in Sunday's 8-7 win over the Colorado Rockies, recording one out and walking one batter in the seventh inning.The Braves needed a left-hander for their bullpen and took a ...

Oakland Athletics season preview capsule

Baseball 03/18/19, 21:41

Oakland Athletics2018: 97-65, second place, lost to Yankees in AL wild-card game.Manager: Bob Melvin (ninth season).Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis hits a grand slam off Nippon Ham Fighters pitcher Naoya Ishikawa in the ninth inning of their preseason exhibition baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Monday, March 18, ...

Blevins says he has felt at home returning to the A’s

Baseball 02/14/19, 12:51

Jerry Blevins didn't know many of his new Oakland Athletics teammates yet the left-handed reliever said he has felt right at home returning to the team with which he broke into the big leagues back in 2007.The 35-year-old Blevins rejoined Oakland when he signed a minor league contract earlier this ...

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