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  1. What if the Atlanta Braves had not selected Chipper Jones in 1990...

    Dan Szymborski

    What if the Braves had selected Todd Van Poppel with the No. 1 pick in the 1990 draft instead of Chipper Jones? Dan Szymborski projects how many playoffs Atlanta would have missed by drafting one of the most disappointing top picks in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  2. Closer Report: Will Madson get saves?

    Eric Karabell

    The last time Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ryan Madson threw a pitch in a big league regular season game was the last Wednesday of September 2011, in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves. Madson retired Chipper Jones, Dan Uggla and Freddie...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  3. West region elite are headed to Las Vegas

    Erik McKinney

    The New Level Athletic 7-on-7 tournament in Las Vegas is arguably the top passing tournament in the West, as dozens of the region's top players are in attendance each year. The talent scheduled to be on hand this weekend is again a who's who of st...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. The Boston Red Sox are walking a new path this spring - MLB

    Buster Olney

    The Boston Red Sox, a year removed from a spring that never once felt invigorating, are in a different mood this year. Also, will Chipper Jones get the itch? Buster Olney takes a look.

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  5. New York Yankees among teams that will struggle due to not re-sig...

    Zachary Levine

    Zachary Levine of Baseball Prospectus looks at the biggest holes created by departed free agents, and explains why those jilted teams will suffer.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  6. What's next for Atlanta and Texas?

    Jim Bowden

    After more than seven months and 162 games, the Atlanta Braves and Texas Rangers won 93 and 94 games, respectively. Their seasons ended in the span of three hours, as they became the first teams to lose in MLB's new wild-card elimination game form...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. Medlen, Chipper shine in Braves win

    Eric Karabell

    • Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen spun a nifty five-hit shutout against the San Diego Padreson Thursday, lowering his ERA to 2.03 and likely securing his rotation spot. Medlen was a candidate to be pushed back to the bullpen, as right-h...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  8. Kris Medlen, Chipper Jones shine in Atlanta Braves' shutout win

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including fine performances from Braves teammates Kris Medlen and Chipper Jones.

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  9. X factors for contenders down the stretch

    Jim Bowden

    With a little more than six weeks remaining in the 2012 season, tight divisional races and young, ultra-talented players have made this season one of the most exciting in years. There are easily 20 teams still within seven games of making the pla...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  10. Bits: Chipper continues hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, on the heels of his five-hit performance Tuesday, had two hits Wednesday and is hitting .317 with modest power and more walks than strikeouts. It wouldn't be crazy for Jones to hit .300 in his final se...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  11. Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones continues hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Wednesday's action, including a big game from Chipper Jones, Cliff Lee's first win and Chris Tillman's debut.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  12. Bits: Chipper returns to Braves lineup

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones came off the disabled list Sunday and went hitless in three at-bats. Jones, seemingly recovered from a calf injury and back hitting third in the lineup, saw his batting average slip below .300, but he's...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  13. Chipper Jones returns to lineup; Julio Teheran, Francisco Liriano...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Sunday's action, including Chipper Jones' return to the Braves' lineup.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2012
  14. Feliz has solid first start; Chipper homers

    Eric Karabell

    • Texas Rangers right-hander Neftali Feliz dazzled in his first major league start Tuesday, holding the Seattle Mariners to four singles over seven shutout innings. Sure, the Mariners aren't an offensive juggernaut, but they had little tro...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  15. Neftali Feliz sparkles in first major league start; Chipper Jones...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell wraps up Tuesday's games, which included a solid first major league start from Neftali Feliz, and a homer from Chipper Jones in his return to the lineup.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  16. Injuries to Utley, Bailey wreaking havoc

    Eric Karabell

    It's amazing, really, how so many fantasy owners are desperate for that little asterisk next to a player's name in ESPN leagues that signifies the player has been placed on the disabled list. Hey, if you want Washington Nationals slugger Mi...

    Blog | April 03, 2012