ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters is appealing
his four-game suspension for throwing consecutive pitches at
Milwaukee's Prince Fielder last weekend.
Venters is available for Tuesday night's game against the San
Manager Bobby Cox is serving his one-game suspension in the
series opener against the Padres.
General manager Frank Wren doesn't know when Venters' appeal
will be heard.
Venters threw a pitch over Fielder's head and his next pitch hit
him in the back Saturday. Both teams were warned after the first
pitch, and Venters and Cox were ejected after the second pitch hit
Cox's ejection was his record 156th and third this season.
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