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3/11/2013 9:46:00 PM
Description: The Yankees are trying to get in touch with former Braves third baseman Chipper Jones to see if he'd consider coming out of retirement. SOURCE: Jack Curry, YES
Insight: The Yankees are really desperate now that Mark Teixeira is out with an injured wrist. Jones has repeatedly said that he won't come out of retirement so this looks like a dead end.
 
10/5/2012 9:43:00 PM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones went 1-for-5 Friday in his final major league game.
Insight: The one hit came on a broken bat single in Jones' final at bat of the night. He'll finish his career with 468 HR, 1,623 RBI and a .303 average in 2,499 games played.
 
10/3/2012 10:03:00 AM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is a .350 hitter (14-for-40) against Pirates starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Jones (.285, 14 HR, 62 RBI in 111 games) took Tuesday off with the division decided and the Braves having locked up a wild card berth. Wednesday will be the final regular season game of his stellar 19-year career.
 
9/29/2012 10:03:00 AM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is a stunning 6-for-10 with a pair of homers and a 1.967 OPS against Mets starter Chris Young.
Insight: Jones is planning to play in every game of his final homestand. It would be great to see a quality person like Jones finish his career in a big way and this matchup is a favorable one.
 
9/25/2012 8:17:00 PM
Description: According to the Braves' official website, third baseman Chipper Jones plans to play all six games during the team's final homestand.
Insight: Jones hasn't started six consecutive days all season, but he wants to give Braves fans a chance to see him before he retires and give the team the best chance to catch Washington for the division lead with 10 games left.
 
9/23/2012 11:39:00 AM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is not in the lineup Sunday against Philadelphia.
Insight: It's just a breather for Jones (.295, 14 HR, 61 RBI), who has been playing through knee injuries all season. He should be available Tuesday against Miami. We could even see him later today as a pinch-hitter.
 
9/23/2012 10:37:00 AM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones has excellent career numbers against Roy Halladay and he has been nearly as successful against Halladay's teammate Cliff Lee, so Sunday could be another nice day for the veteran.
Insight: Jones started the last two games so he might get the day off Sunday but if he's in the Braves lineup he should definitely be in your fantasy lineup. Jones is 9-for-21 with four doubles, one homer and five RBIs against Lee.
 
9/22/2012 10:10:00 AM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will relish the chance to face Phillies starter Roy Halladay once last time Saturday.
Insight: Jones is retiring so this is the last time he'll have a shot at Halladay in a regular season matchup. He's 10-for-20 with three doubles and three solo homers against Halladay.
 
9/17/2012 6:47:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is not in the lineup for Monday against Miami.
Insight: Jones is only hitting .262 since August 1st. Martin Prado (.298, 9 HR, 64 RBI) will fill in at third base .
 
9/15/2012 1:50:00 PM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Washington. At this time of the year, Jones needs the rest for his always questionable knees.
Insight: Jones (.297, 14 HR, 59 RBI) doesn't play everyday anymore because of his chronic bad knees, but when he is in the lineup, he's usually worth a start in fantasy.
 
9/10/2012 10:46:00 AM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is questionable for Monday's game against Milwaukee with a sore left knee.
Insight: Jones (.297, 14 HR, 59 RBI) doesn't play everyday anymore because of his chronic bad knees, but when he is in the lineup, he's usually worth a start in fantasy.
 
9/6/2012 10:52:00 AM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones will be on the sidelines for Thursday's series finale versus Colorado.
Insight: Jones is hitting .333 over his last six games with a homer and three RBI. Jones (.304, 14 HR, 58 RBI) doesn't play everyday anymore because of his bad knees, but when he is in the lineup, he's usually worth a start in fantasy.
 
9/3/2012 11:33:00 AM
Description: Third baseman Chipper Jones is not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Colorado. No injury for the oft-injured one, just a day of rest.
Insight: Jones is having a very nice year when in the lineup, batting .302 with 14 HR and 58 RBI in just 89 games.
 
9/2/2012 9:40:00 PM
Description: Third baseman Chipper Jones smashed a three-run homer off of Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday as the Braves walked off to an 8-7 victory in the series finale.
Insight: The 443-foot blast was Jones' only hit of the afternoon. It was also Jones' first homer since August 17th.
 
Hot9/2/2012 9:38:00 AM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones has a .304 average, 13 homers and 55 RBIs as the clock ticks down on his major league career. Fantasy owners shouldn't be deterred by Jones facing Phillies starter Cole Hamels Sunday.
Insight: Jones has 13 hits in 40 career at-bats (.325) against Hamels. He's a lock to post his 18th straight season with an OPS of .800 or better and should be started Sunday.
 
Hot8/31/2012 10:30:00 AM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is a career .526 hitter (10-for-19) against Phillies ace Roy Halladay with three homers and a 1.684 OPS.
Insight: Jones is in the middle of another fine season, batting .304 with 13 HR and 55 RBI in just 86 games. As always with the fragile third baseman, you must check the starting lineup to see if his name is on it.
 
8/26/2012 9:19:00 PM
Description: Atlanta third baseman Chipper Jones is out for Sunday night's tilt with the Giants because of a sore oblique and a lower back issue, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Jones missed Saturday's game as well. The injury is not considered serious.
 
Hot8/18/2012 4:01:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is having a phenomenal season in his final campaign, hitting .313 with 13 homers and 54 RBIs in 77 games, and he has another solid matchup Saturday.
Insight: Jones has hit three homers in his last two games and he has a good shot to belt another Saturday. The 40-year-old third baseman has gone 7-for-18 (.389) with a double, a triple and two homers against Dodgers starter Aaron Harang.
 
8/17/2012 10:14:00 AM
Description: Forty-year-old Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is having a good-hitting season, his best since 2008, but he's just an .077 career hitter against Dodgers starter Chris Capuano.
Insight: Jones (.315, 12 HR, 53 RBI, 909 OPS) has been surprisingly good when in the lineup, however, Friday doesn't appear to be a favorable matchup.
 
8/16/2012 4:43:00 PM
Description: Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is 6-for-14 (.429) in his career against San Diego starter Jason Marquis with three of those hits coming on home runs.
Insight: Jones (.312, 10 HR, 50 RBI) sat out last night's game so he should be feeling refreshed and ready to go Thursday versus Marquis (8-10, 5.05 ERA).
 

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