Medlen Struggles on Blustery Day; Venters, Laird Updates

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Medlen Struggles on Blustery Day; Venters, Laird Updates
Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

VIERA, Fla. – Little has gone smoothly on the mound for Kris Medlen in this spring training, but Sunday things took a challenging turn of a different sort for the Braves pitcher. In 30 mph winds with gusts considerably stronger, Medlen gave up eight hits and six runs in five innings of a 9-3 loss to Washington at Space Coast Stadium that was stopped after seven innings due to rain and a tornado warning.

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