Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/210 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: DeLand, Florida
College: None
Draft: 1990 1st round (1st pick) by the
  • Associated Press

    Braves rookies get rotation spots with Wright headed to IL

    Wright was told Sunday he would start the season on the 15-day injured list. Jared Shuster and Dylan Dodd, who each have impressed the team this spring while competing for what was believed to have been one spot in the rotation, were told Sunday they will open the season with the team. The Braves optioned Ian Anderson and Bryce Elder to Triple-A Gwinnett on March 14 to clear the path for Shuster and Dodd.

  • Thomasville Times-Enterprise

    Grissom's demotion the right move for Braves?

    It was not that long ago that the assumption among Braves country was that Vaughn Grissom, one of the team's rookie sensations from last year, was the presumptive favorite to be Dansby Swanson's successor at shortstop come opening day. After all, longtime coach Ron Washington worked with Grissom during the offseason in learning the position. It had to provide assurances to Braves brass that the coaching staff felt comfortable in allowing Swanson to walk away in free agency in the first place. Grissom had done nothing this spring training to deter Braves' fans from believing he was the natural successor to Swanson.

  • The Champaign News-Gazette

    BHRA graduate Dodd earns spot on Braves' opening-day roster

    The left-handed pitcher learned Sunday morning that he's earned a spot on the Atlanta Braves' opening-day roster. Dodd is scheduled to debut on April 4, when he'll start against the St. Louis Cardinals.