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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-
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
Braves hire Kevin Seitzer as new hitting coach

...seasons with the Royals, Milwaukee, Oakland and Cleveland.Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he hopes to utilize Chipper Jones as a hitting consultant. Jones, who retired after the 2012 season, said he wasn't ready to take on a full-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-27/braves-hire-kevin-seitze
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
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
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