Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones throws out the first pitch before Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Turner Field on October 3, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Report: Unhappy Braves Boycotted Chipper Jones’ 1st Pitch

Jones threw out the first pitch in Atlanta prior to Game 1 of the NLDS, but didn’t get to uncork it to a player. Instead he delivered to the Braves’ mascot behind home plate. Why?

10/08/2013

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Andrelton Simmons Good Bet To Win Gold Gloves For Braves

Andrelton Simmons is a good bet to win several gold gloves during his career, and he’s shown the ability to stay within himself and make adjustments at the plate.

03/20/2013

Derrek Lee (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Derrek Lee Turns Down Yankees’ Offer, Opts To Stay Retired

Lee in pinstripes? Forget about it. The 37-year-old has turned down an offer from the Yankees, deciding instead to stay retired.

03/15/2013

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Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan Boesch

The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.

03/13/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palladino: Fun Times Aplenty In Spring Training For Mets, Yankees

It has already been an interesting week at Mets and Yankees camp. Who knows what the next few days will bring?

03/13/2013

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Yankees Sign Outfielder Ben Francisco To Minor League Contract

The right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he’s predominantly played right field and center field.

03/11/2013

Derrek Lee (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cashman Reaches Out To Derrek Lee, Says Chipper Would Be ‘Perfect’ For Yankees

New York has approached Derrek Lee about coming out of retirement and resurrecting his career in the Bronx. Lee last played in the big leagues in 2011, playing 85 games for the Orioles and 28 games for the Pirates.

03/11/2013

David Wright of the New York Mets. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mets’ Reported Mega-Offer Is A Dilemma For David Wright

The big question remains: Does Wright want to be a one-team man like Chipper Jones and Derek Jeter, or does he eventually want to test the free-agent waters like most elite players of the modern era?

11/28/2012

Braves vs. Cardinals

Cardinals Win NL Wild-Card Playoff After Controversial Call Leads To Chaos

David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered their postseason touch. Chipper Jones and the Braves kept throwing the ball away. And the Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap.

10/05/2012

New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

Mets Faced Chipper Jones For The Final Time, Lose To Braves 6-2

Atlanta Braves won for a major league record 23rd straight time in games started by Kris Medlen, beating the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday.

09/30/2012

David Wright of the New York Mets.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Survives Injury Scare

David Wright was hit in the groin by a slider, but was fine.

09/30/2012

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Red-Hot Braves Too Tough For Mets

The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.

09/29/2012

Chipper Jones

Mets Crash Chipper’s Going Away Party, Top Braves

Lucas Duda’s three-run homer in the seventh gave New York the lead, Jonathon Niese pitched seven strong innings for his third straight win and the Mets beat Tim Hudson and the Braves 3-1 on Friday night.

09/28/2012

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Schwei: Closing Out Mets’ Post-Break Misery At Citi Field

The Mets complete their 2012 home schedule this week a four-game series against Pittsburgh. Like the Mets, the Pirates’ season has unraveled in the second half.

09/24/2012

Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves acknowledges the crowd at Citi Field on September 9, 2012. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Coleman: Hats Off To Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones personified what sports and competition are all about.

09/10/2012

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