Chipper Jones

  • The manager who beat Torre, Cox and LaRussa in one postseason

    The manager who beat Torre, Cox and LaRussa in one postseason

    • Tristan Tippet
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    [caption id="attachment_21544" align="alignright" width="330"] Credit: Matt York/AP[/caption] Hall of Famers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa are three of the most decorated managers in baseball history. They have won at least five pennants each. They are in the top five in wins and have the most playoff appearances. Compared ...Read More
  • Lance Berkman retires

    Lance Berkman retires

    • David Whitlock
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    Six-time All-Star 1B/OF Lance Berkman has officially retired from baseball, according Richard Justice of MLB.com.  Presumably not finding a lot of free agent suitors with his recent knee problems, it became apparently to him, that now was the time.  Berkman seemed content (via MLB.com): "It doesn't make sense to play ...Read More
  • Chipper Jones quits Twitter

    Chipper Jones quits Twitter

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    Chipper Jones has taken his talents to... uh, well, somewhere besides Twitter. Jones walked away on Wednesday morning with a final Tweet at 8:23 AM, saying that he is done with the social media giant, and crediting too much hate and trolls as his reasoning for leaving. No more twitter ...Read More
  • Chipper Jones weighs in heavily on blown home run call

    Chipper Jones weighs in heavily on blown home run call

    • David Whitlock
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    There are few players of today's era (okay, literally yesterday's era) that are more respected than Chipper Jones.  He played the game, did it the right way, battled through injuries, won a World Series, played in three, 8 All Star games, career .303, 468 home runs. So after a clearly ...Read More
  • Three up, three down

    Three up, three down

    • David Whitlock
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    In the midst of the Winter Meeting Madness, we step back and look at three times that missed the 2012 postseason but are likely to bounce back from subpar seasons to the playoffs, and three teams who played October baseball in 2012, won't be playing deep into October in 2013. ...Read More
  • Top 10 moments of this past MLB season

    Top 10 moments of this past MLB season

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    There have been so many great moments in this 2012 Major League Baseball season. I am giving you my top 10 stories of the 2012 MLB season.   Here is the list:   # 10  Chipper Jones getting a base hit in his final regular season at bat.   At ...Read More
  • NL Wild Card Matchup Preview

    NL Wild Card Matchup Preview

    • David Whitlock
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    I, for one, am in favor of the 1 game Wild Card shootout.  It didn't seem right that a Wild Card had the same rights and privileges of the Division winners (minus home field, which in baseball is minimal). Seemed like every other year, there'd be a Game 163 (to ...Read More
  • Chipper Jones isn’t happy with Melky Cabrera’s Actions

    Chipper Jones isn’t happy with Melky Cabrera’s Actions

    • RBTS Staff
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    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="628"] (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Photo: Charlie Neibergall, Associated Press SF[/caption] It seems like Melky Cabrera is having a little bit too much fun with his comeback player of the year type season. According to USA Today, Melky's gestures towards the Atlanta Braves fans in the game last ...Read More
  • Chipper Jones is Named to the All-Star Team

    Chipper Jones is Named to the All-Star Team

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    [caption id="" align="alignright" width="249"] Chipper Jones - 2012 All-Star[/caption] In the final season of his soon-to-be Hall of Fame career, Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones has been named to the National League All-Star Team. As Jon Morosi of FOXSports.com reports, Jones will be the replacement player for Matt Kemp, who ...Read More
  • Top 9 Players That Have a Legitimate Shot at 500 Home Runs

    Top 9 Players That Have a Legitimate Shot at 500 Home Runs

    • kcmac38
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    [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="282"] Thome + A-Rod = 600 Home Run Club! Photo Courtesy of TiqIQ[/caption] Believe it or not, Major League Baseball has two active players that are members of the 500 home run club. In fact both Alex Rodriguez (640) and Jim Thome (608) are members of the ...Read More
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