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Braves | Chipper Jones to have number retired

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:39:37 -0800

The Atlanta Braves will retire Chipper Jones' number and induct him into the team's hall of fame on June 28. The Braves announced they will hold a banquet and ceremony honoring Jones before their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks that day. His number 10 is the 10th number retired by the team, joining Hank Aaron's 44, Eddie Mathews' 41, Dale Murphy's 3, Phil Niekro's 35, Warren Spahn's 21, Greg Maddux's 31, Tom Glavine's 47, Bobby Cox's 6, and John Smoltz's 29. All major league teams retired No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson.

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Braves | John Smoltz has number retired

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 10:47:38 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have retired the No. 29 jersey of former SP John Smoltz.

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MLB | John Smoltz says he's retired

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 08:41:12 -0800

Free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) said he is officially retired, the MLB Network reports.

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Cardinals | Seeking outside pitching help

Thu, 10 Jun 2010 02:55:07 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak is now seeking outside pitching help for the team's starting rotation, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Joe Strauss reports. Manager Tony La Russa and pitching coach Dave Duncan have lobbied for former Cards SP Jeff Suppan, who was just released by the Milwaukee Brewers. A club source also indicated an interest in Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Millwood, but he's still owed about $7.5 million of his $12 million salary. Kansas City Royals SP Brian Bannister is another option. The team is shying away from pitchers that have been idle this season like SPs Pedro Martinez, Braden Looper and John Smoltz.

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MLB | John Smoltz not retired

Thu, 29 Apr 2010 02:41:40 -0700

Free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) hasn't been throwing but has been working out, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold. Smoltz still won't say he is retired.

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MLB | Smoltz not retiring

Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:53:21 -0700

Updating a previous item, The Sports Network reports free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) will not retire despite joining TBS as a broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves. He has informed friends that he plans on staying in shape should an opportunity to pitch with a major league team arise.

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MLB | Smoltz joins TBS as analyst

Tue, 16 Mar 2010 11:59:16 -0700

The Associated Press reports free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) has joined Turner Broadcasting's baseball crew as an analyst. He is not sure if he will play again in the big leagues.

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MLB | Smoltz, Martinez to ink NL deals?

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 03:32:06 -0800

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal speculates free-agent SPs John Smoltz (Cardinals) and Pedro Martinez (Phillies) will likely eventually sign with National League clubs. Rosenthal names the Cardinals, Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers as potential players for the two veteran right-handers.

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MLB | Smoltz still waiting

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 12:43:09 -0800

Ken Rosenthal, of, reports free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) continues to wait for a job. Some teams are telling him that they might want to sign him in mid March, according to major league sources. Other teams are looking to hold off on him until June or July. Smoltz's preference is still to start. However, if he joins a team midseason, he will be more open to relieving.

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Marlins | Team has considered pursuing Smoltz

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 09:55:56 -0800

The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson reports that the Florida Marlins have considered contacting free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals), but haven't reached out to him yet.

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