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  1. How about a Porcello-Venters trade?

    David Schoenfield

    Talk among scouts that #Braves will listen on Venters. Braves, though, say they love depth in their bullpen, including 3 LHs with Avilan. - Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 6, 2013 OK, so the Braves will listen on reliever Jonny Venters. ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  2. Braves could be playoffs' surprise team

    David Schoenfield

    Atlanta Braves fans, you can rest easy. Your team will make the playoffs. There will be no collapse like a season ago. In fact, I suddenly like the Braves' chances to come out of the National League. The Braves' sweep of the Washington Nationals m...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  3. Braves need eighth-inning help in pen

    David Schoenfield

    Jonny Venters entered Tuesday night's game in Atlanta with a 4-0 lead, a runner on first and one out. Here's what happened: Curtis Granderson: slider in dirt; fastball called strike; fastball inside; fastball, slow grounder into the hole between ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  4. Clearing the bases: A-Rod ties Gehrig

    David Schoenfield

    First base: A grand slam. Alex Rodriguez tied Lou Gehrig's all-time record with his 23rd career grand slam. His slam off Jonny Venters came with the Yankees down 4-0, the first of his 23 slams in which the Yankees trailed by three or four runs when h...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  5. Podcast: Great throws, Power Rankings

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell is on vacation this week, leaving yours truly on the Baseball Today podcast. As usual, Mark Simon was on Monday and we somehow kept the show under an hour. Hey, it was a busy weekend! 1. The Tigers swept the Indians and we talked abo...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  6. Braves relief trio tough to top

    David Schoenfield

    On Thursday night, Mike Minor was brilliant against a Triple-A lineup, while Chipper Jones made Tim Lincecum pay for one mistake. But good luck beating the Atlanta Braves when Eric O'Flaherty, Jonny Venters and Craig Kimbrel jog in from the bullpen. ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  7. Offense down, value of bullpens up

    David Schoenfield

    The Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox battled for 11 innings on Monday night, and in the end, Carl Crawford's double high off the Green Monster plated Jose Iglesias with the winning run in a 2-1 victory. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, apparently w...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  8. Venters, Kimbrel could be dominant

    David Schoenfield

    Craig Kimbrel in for the Braves to close out a 2-0 lead and post the first win of the season. I like the Atlanta pen and hope Fredi Gonzalez sticks to his stated plan of having Kimbrel and Jonny Venters share closer duties. It gives the Braves a h...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  9. NL East preseason All-Star team

    David Schoenfield

    I have a feeling the NL East is going to be one rollicking division. The 2011 NL East preseason All-Stars: Catcher -- Brian McCann, Braves. A solid, dependable player who has made the All-Star team all five of his full seasons. And he's still only...

    Blog | March 25, 2011