Right-handed Braves relief pitcher Cory Gearrin has an elbow issue and is visiting Dr. James Andrews for an opinion. He may need Tommy John surgery.
They call the double play the pitcher's best friend, so here are the guys who had a lot of (or few) friends this past season.
Injuries to Jonny Venters and Eric O'Flaherty have left the Braves hurting in the bullpen. They hope to solve the problems without a trade.
Our Nando Di Fino takes a look at the always volatile closer situations around the league and who might be the backups you should keep on your radar.
Braves reliever Jonny Venters attempted to throw off the mound Thursday for the first time in over a month, but he had to stop due to elbow soreness.
Relievers Cory Gearrin and Anthony Varvaro are looking to lock up jobs in the back-end of the Braves' bullpen.

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