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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-
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
Braves sign Chris Johnson to three-year deal

...three years.Atlanta was the team he cheered for while growing up in South Florida, and he idolized third baseman Chipper Jones."In this game, not many times does a team tell a player they want him to be around for a really long time," Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-02/braves-sign-chris-johnso
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
Rockies' Blackmon hopes hot start isn't fluke

...of April in each of the past 10 seasons, starting in 2004: Barry Bonds, Derrek Lee, Miguel Tejada, Lee again, Chipper Jones, Kevin Youkilis, Robinson Cano, Matt Holliday, Matt Kemp and Carlos Santana.Blackmon joins that list, and none...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-05/rockies-blackmon-hopes-h
Braves sign Gold Glove SS Simmons to 7-year, $58 million contract

...Teheran, Heyward, Justin Upton, left-hander Mike Minor and others as the foundation for the Braves' future. Chipper Jones retired after the 2012 season, and Tim Hudson and catcher Brian McCann departed as free agents after last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-20/braves-sign-gold-glove-s
Youthful Braves optimistic about present, future

...spring training today when pitchers and catchers have their first workout in Kissimmee, Fla.In the past two years, Chipper Jones retired, Martin Prado was traded and Brian McCann and Tim Hudson left as free agents. What remains is the young core...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-13/youthful-braves-optimist
Winter storm postpones Pistons-Hawks, affects other schedules in Deep South

...offensive coordinator Tom Herman,Freeman tweeted he was stuck for 11 hours before being rescued by former teammate Chipper Jones on Jones' four-wheeler."A moment I'll never forget!," Freeman said on his Twitter account.Butch Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-29/winter-storm-postpon