Chipper Jones - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Chipper Jones Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium ATLANTA (AP) — On a night of firsts, Ender Inciarte saved the best for last. Matching his power total for all of last season, Inciarte hit the first homer in baseball's newest stadium to carry the Atlanta Braves to a 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday. The center fielder also recorded the first out, had the... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 04:09:00 GMT 2017-04-15T04:09:00Z Braves greats help celebrate opening of new SunTrust Park ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves leaned heavily on some of the biggest names from their past to help open their new park. The first pitch before Friday night's opener at SunTrust Park was delivered from one Hall of Famer, Hank Aaron, to another, Bobby Cox. The 83-year-old Aaron used a cane as he walked onto the field in front of the mo... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 01:13:00 GMT 2017-04-15T01:13:00Z CORRECTION: Braves-Phillips story ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Feb. 12 about Brandon Phillips of the Atlanta Braves, The Associated Press reported incorrect details about his contract. He had 10-and-five rights to block trade rather than a no-trade clause. A corrected version of the story is below: Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Reds in trade The Atlanta Braves have acquired 3-time All... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:21:00 GMT 2017-02-13T17:21:00Z Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame NEW YORK (AP) — Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown. After a vote that could prove to be a turning point how Steroids Era stars are viewed, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens could be joining them in the next few years. Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning th... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT 2017-01-19T03:00:00Z A letterman: Half-century later, Schuerholz gets Hall call OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — John Schuerholz was perfectly happy at his job, teaching world geography and English to eighth graders in suburban Baltimore. Even so, one day he decided to mail it in. A letter, that is. A note the one-time Towson University second baseman wrote to the owner of the hometown Orioles, saying he really wanted to work in baseball, that he might be able to ... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:57:00 GMT 2016-12-05T05:57:00Z Selig, Schuerholz elected to baseball Hall of Fame OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Bud Selig oversaw baseball during a time of transformation and turmoil — wild cards and a ballpark boom, the cancellation of a World Series and the Steroids Era. For much of his reign, though, there was one constant: those first-place Atlanta Braves, built by John Schuerholz. The former commissioner and the longtime general manager m... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:50:00 GMT 2016-12-05T01:50:00Z