Jonny Venters

Jonny Venters

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 3"/200
  • Age: 31

Jonny Venters MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
15-10 2.23 229.2 258 1.24

Jonny Venters Bio

  • Full Name: Jonathan William Venters
  • Born: 3/20/1985 in Pikeville, KY
  • Draft: 2005, New York Yankees, 12th rd. (379th overall)
  • College: Indian River State College
  • Debut: April 17, 2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 15 10 2.23 230 0 6 229.2 258 1.24
  • Status: Disabled 7-Day

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Jonny Venters Stats

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Jonny Venters Advanced Stats

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Jonny Venters Statcast Events

Awards

Jonny Venters Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Atlanta NL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Mississippi SOU

Jonny Venters Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2011 5 25th in NL

Games

Season G Rank
2010 79 6th in NL
2011 85 1st in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2010 24 4th in NL
2011 35 2nd in NL
2012 20 16th in NL

Jonny Venters Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 29, 2016 Charlotte Stone Crabs placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 7-day disabled list.
June 4, 2016 LHP Jonny Venters assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Durham Bulls.
April 7, 2016 Durham Bulls placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 7-day disabled list.
January 12, 2016 Tampa Bay Rays invited non-roster LHP Jonny Venters to spring training.
September 8, 2015 Durham Bulls activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 7-day disabled list.
April 6, 2015 Durham Bulls placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 7-day disabled list.
March 17, 2015 LHP Jonny Venters assigned to Durham Bulls.
March 11, 2015 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent LHP Jonny Venters to a minor league contract.
November 21, 2014 Atlanta Braves released LHP Jonny Venters.
November 19, 2014 Atlanta Braves designated LHP Jonny Venters for assignment.
October 31, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 60-day disabled list.
March 29, 2014 Atlanta Braves transferred LHP Jonny Venters from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from May 2013 Tommy John surgery
March 23, 2014 Atlanta Braves placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Recovering from May 2013 Tommy John surgery
October 31, 2013 Atlanta Braves activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 60-day disabled list.
July 4, 2013 Atlanta Braves transferred LHP Jonny Venters from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. May 2013 Tommy John surgery.
March 31, 2013 Atlanta Braves placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2013. Left elbow sprain.
July 21, 2012 Atlanta Braves activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 15-day disabled list.
July 20, 2012 sent LHP Jonny Venters on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
July 5, 2012 Atlanta Braves placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 15-day disabled list. Left elbow impingement.
April 17, 2010 Atlanta Braves recalled LHP Jonny Venters from Gwinnett Braves.
April 3, 2010 Atlanta Braves optioned Jonny Venters to Gwinnett Braves.
November 19, 2009 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of Jonny Venters from Gwinnett Braves.
June 10, 2009 Jonny Venters assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
July 24, 2007 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 7-day disabled list.
April 23, 2007 Jonny Venters roster status changed by Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
September 9, 2006 Rome Braves activated LHP Jonny Venters from the 7-day disabled list.
August 25, 2005 Rome Braves placed LHP Jonny Venters on the 7-day disabled list.

Jonathan William Venters Bio Info

Resides in Berkeley Lake, GA with his wife, Viviana, and son, Wyatt...Attended Indian River (FL) Community College ... Graduated from Lake Brantley HS in Altamonte Springs, FL...Signed by Alex Morales and George Martin.

2013

Met with Dr. James Andrews on 4/2 and received a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his left elbow. Underwent "Tommy John" surgery on 5/16 (by Dr. Andrews) and missed the entire 2013 season. The surgical procedure was the second for Venters, who also underwent "Tommy John" surgery on 10/11/2005, also performed by Dr. Andrews in Birmingham, Ala.

2012 Ranked second among Braves pitchers with 66 appearances and 20 holds. Tossed 2.0 scoreless frames on 7/22 at WSH. It was his first appearance of 1.0+ innings since 6/16/11. On the disabled list from 7/5-21 with a left elbow impingement. He made one rehab appearance (1.0 IP) with Gwinnett on 7/20. His first nine appearances (8.2 IP, 4/5-29) of the season were scoreless while allowing seven hits and logging 17 K. In 20 outings from 5/1-6/12, he allowed 12ER (14 R) and a .382 opponents' avg. in 15.1 IPfor a 7.04 ERA. Surrendered a leadoff home run to WSH's Bryce Harper on 5/25. It was his third career home run allowed to a left-handed batter and his first since 6/29/11 (SEA's D. Ackley). Allowed one hit over 0.2 innings on 10/5 vs. STL in the Wild Card Game. 2011 Led the Majors with 85 appearances and his 35 holds ranked second...Ranked fifth among NL relievers with a 1.84 ERA and ranked seventh with a .176 opponents' batting average...Posted three separate scoreless-innings streaks of at least 15.0 innings (22.2 IP, 7/4-8/22; 22.0 IP, 5/10- 6/16; 15.2 IP, 4/4-5/6). According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the last time a reliever accomplished the feat was 2003, when Rheal Cormier (PHI), Eric Gagne (LAD) and Guillermo Mota (LAD) each had at least three such scoreless streaks...Snapped his consecutive scoreless innings streak at 22.2 IP (24 app, 2-0, 2 saves) on 8/26 at NYM...Allowed his first HR of season and just the second if his career (125 games/471 at-bats) 6/29 at SEA...Made his first career appearance in the All-Star game. Venters used four pitches to retire each of his two batters faced via groundout and strikeout in the eighth inning. 2010 Led all Major League rookie qualifying relievers in ERA (1.95), strikeouts (93), holds (24), appearances (79) and innings pitched (83.0) and was tied for second in opponents average (.203). ... Was named to Baseball America's All-Rookie Team. ... Was recalled 4/17 from Gwinnett (AAA); made his Major League debut that night vs. COL by tossing 3.0 scoreless innings. ... Was ejected from 7/17's contest after hitting MIL's Prince Fielder with a pitch, following a warning from home plate umpire Angel Hernandez. His four-game suspension was rescinded following an appeal. ... Suffered a blown save on 7/30 at CIN after allowing his first career HR (in his 60th game) to Joey Votto. ... Earned his first career save on 6/3 at LAD by tossing only one pitch in the ninth inning. 2009 Was named a Southern League mid-season All-Star before his promotion to Triple-A Gwinnett on 6/10...Was named Mississippi's Pitcher of the Month for April (0-1, 1.47 ERA, 4 GS, 18.1 IP, 9 BB, 16 K)...Went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA in June for Double-A Mississippi (2 GS, 12.2 IP, 6 BB, 9 K)...His 156.2 innings pitched topped all Braves Minor Leaguers...Tied for sixth-best in the system with eight wins...Struck out a season-high six batters four times (all on the road) for Triple-A Gwinnett (7/10 at CHA, 7/16 at SWB, 8/6 at TOL, 8/28 at CHA). 2008 Opened the season on the disabled list with left elbow tendinitis...Made four rehab appearances with the Gulf Coast League Braves, 7/15-29...Appeared in eight games (five starts) between High-A Myrtle Beach and Double-A Mississippi (2-2-1, 4.86 ERA)...Recorded one win as a starter 8/28 vs. WTN (5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 4 K) and one in relief 8/4 vs. KIN (3.1 IP, 0 ER)...Converted only save opportunity 8/1 vs. LYN with 2.0 score-less innings...Posted a 2.90 ERA while going 2-3 in seven starts and one relief appearance for the Honolulu Sharks of the Hawaiian Winter League. 2007 Started 12 games and made five relief appearances for Myrtle Beach...Pitched four hitless innings to earn the save on 6/1...Earned the win with 6.0 scoreless innings, allowing one hit while striking out five on 7/7. 2006 Missed the season recovering from "Tommy John" surgery on his left elbow. 2005 Pitched a career-high 7.0 innings 5/15 and 7/18, earning the win in both contests...Was 3-1 with one save and a 2.39 ERA in July.