• Chipper homers twice as Braves blank Padres

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Aug 17, 2012
    And then Chipper's night was over. And then Chipper hit into a double play to end the inning. Chipper's big night: Had you asked the question of whether Chipper Jones should renounce his retirement plans and return next season, you would have received nods from more than just the 33,157 fans in attendance at Turner Field. Jones' first multihomer performance in more than three years backed Kris Medlen's first career shutout and carried the Braves to a 6-0 win over the Padres.  Jones got the Braves rolling by drilling a two-out, two-run homer off Jason Marquis in the first inning. Seizing the moment before a weeknight turnout of 33,157 more than the previous two nights combined Jones hit a two-run homer in the first, then added a towering solo shot over the wall in center field in the fifth.
    Source: ESPN.com
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  • Chipper's milestone game backs Medlen's shutout

    Chipper Jones' first multihomer performance in more than three years backed Kris Medlen's five-hit shutout that carried the Braves to a 6-0 win over the Padres.
    Source: MLB.com

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