Before allowing five runs to Washington on Wednesday as the Tampa Bay starting pitcher, Pikeville native Jonny Venters had worked nine straight scoreless appearances out of the Rays bullpen.
Before allowing five runs to Washington on Wednesday as the Tampa Bay starting pitcher, Pikeville native Jonny Venters had worked nine straight scoreless appearances out of the Rays bullpen. Patrick Semansky AP
Before allowing five runs to Washington on Wednesday as the Tampa Bay starting pitcher, Pikeville native Jonny Venters had worked nine straight scoreless appearances out of the Rays bullpen. Patrick Semansky AP

After 3-and-a-half 'Tommy John surgeries,' Kentucky native back in majors

June 09, 2018 04:24 PM

About Mark Story

Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.