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Miami names its GM as its new manager

...is Loria's sixth manager since June 2010."Jeffrey Loria makes me laugh!" former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones tweeted.No other candidates were considered, Samson said, in part because the Marlins have gone through so many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-18/miami-names-its-gm-its-n
Opinionated John Smoltz takes his place in Hall of Fame

...The second was the qualifying identifier "future Hall of Famer" regarding Smoltz, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Chipper Jones.Three down, one to go.The three Braves aces of the glory years pitched a combined perfect game in Cooperstown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-06/opinionated-john-smoltz-
Ex-Oriole Nick Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

...home clubhouse on Friday and rattled off the names of Braves players he cheered for as a kid living near Atlanta.Chipper Jones. Andruw Jones. David Justice. Fred McGriff. Greg Maddux. John Smoltz. Tom Glavine.Born in New York, Marka...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-05/ex-oriole-nick-markakis-
Braves: Seitzer begins work with Upton

...vulnerable to off-speed stuff." It's acknowledged that Upton's hands are a big part of the problem, which is what Chipper Jones has said multiple times. Seitzer has the eye to acknowledge this, and it's a matter of working with Upton to fix...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-24/braves-seitz
Atlanta's third base alternative

...Since 2002, Braves third basemen were below average by those two stats only one other time, in 2004 during one of Chipper Jones' worst seasons. They ranked in the top 10 eight of 13 seasons. Most of this is because of Jones, but the Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-24/atlantas-thi
Rants & Raves

...were told about a new convention center being constructed in Columbia County about the same time? I SURE DID MISS Chipper Jones this baseball season. We had two Uptons and they still couldn't fill his shoes. RAVES TO MR. Joel Reed of Harlem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/rants-raves
Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

...The hires prompted speculation Schuerholz already has selected a full-time GM.Even former Braves third baseman Chipper Jones seemed to be intrigued. Jones said Wednesday on his Twitter account: "Amazing that all these people are coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-15/braves-schuerholz-denies
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...Dennis Eckersley's career with Curt Schilling's postseason luster.Phase III should be completed in 2018 when Chipper Jones adds his bat to the lot. If 468 home runs, a National League MVP and batting title spanning a decade, eight All-Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...most of his career. The 40-year-old Ripken then homered in the third inning.And two years ago, Atlanta's Chipper Jones was feted with a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium when he pinch hit in the sixth inning and singled.What will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/dominant-pitching-will-b
Longtime Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren dies

...retorts. They were inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame in 2004, joining their good friend Johnson. He died in 2011.Chipper Jones, who retired after the 2012 season after spending nearly two decades as the Braves third baseman, became a fan of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-02/longtime-braves-broadcas