Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:15:01 -0700
Retired 3B Chipper Jones's agent, B.B. Abbott, said that his client is retired and won't come back to play for the New York Yankees. General manager Brian Cashman has floated the idea of Jones returning to play with 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) out for the first month of the season.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:04:59 -0700
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he intends to contact former 3B Chipper Jones to try to lure him out of retirement.
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.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:04:39 -0800
Retired 3B Chipper Jones said he isn't contemplating a return to baseball. "It's not gonna happen," Jones said.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 08:00:39 -0800
Retired 3B Chipper Jones' agent B.B. Abbott said multiple unknown teams have called trying to sway Jones out of retirement, but he isn't returning. The New York Yankees weren't one of the teams.
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 10:17:15 -0800
BB Abbott, the agent for former Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones, said his client has opted to remain retired despite being contacted by several teams this offseason.
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:03:24 -0800
Detroit Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera was voted as Player of the Year by his fellow league mates Tuesday, Nov. 6, beating out Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout. Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones was voted Marvin Miller man of the year. Other awards went to McCutchen (National League outstanding player), Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price (American League outstanding pitcher), New York Mets SP R.A. Dickey (NL outstanding pitcher), Trout (AL outstanding rookie), Cincinnati Reds 3B Todd Frazier (NL outstanding rookie), Chicago White Sox 1B Adam Dunn (AL comeback player of the year) and San Francisco Giants C Buster Posey (NL comeback player of the year).
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 23:49:00 -0700
The Atlanta Braves will attempt to replace 3B Chipper Jones either with a third baseman or with a left fielder if they move OF Martin Prado to third base. The other priority for the club is to re-sign or replace OF Michael Bourn. "We've got to determine what we do in center field, and that kind of couples with leadoff," Braves general manager Frank Wren said. "And then how we replace Chipper. And beyond that, our club's pretty solid."
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 19:31:31 -0700
Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones now heads into retirement after his team lost the first-ever one-game elimination Wild Card game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Oct. 5. Jones made an errant throw in a three-run fourth inning. He was hitless in his first four at-bats before legging out an infield single in his final career at-bat in the ninth inning.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 19:30:42 -0700
The Atlanta Braves were No. 1 in the National League in fielding percentage during the regular season, posting the fewest errors in the NL. 3B Chipper Jones, 2B Dan Uggla and SS Andrelton Simmons each made one throwing error in the 6-3 Wild Card Game loss against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Oct. 5.