• Braves place O'Flaherty (strained elbow) on DL

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated May 18, 2013
    But before Friday, the Braves were not too concerned about his elbow. O'Flaherty was placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier Saturday with what was called a left elbow strain. O'Flaherty and Venters have been the team's top setup relievers in recent years. The bullpen has been a source of stability for the Braves this season. Whether this injury will also require reconstructive elbow surgery is yet to be determined, but the tear indicates a serious injury. "But last night, after he threw, and actually, after we all left I got a call leaving last night, I was halfway home that he came back in after starting to do his postgame workout, that he had some abnormal soreness."
    • Braves call on pitching depth after injuries

      The Atlanta Braves have been known for their admirable pitching depth, not only at the Major League level, but throughout their organization. They're going to require a show of that depth, now, and for some time to come.
      Source: MLB.com
    • O'Flaherty lands on DL, slated to see Dr. Andrews

      A Saturday MRI exam showed a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of setup man Eric O'Flaherty's left elbow. The Braves placed him on the 15-day disabled list, and O'Flaherty will visit Dr. James Andrews within the next few days to learn whether he wil…
      Source: MLB.com

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