Found July 03, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones has been named by 2012 National League All-Star manager Tony La Russa to replace Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers on the N.L.s active roster for the 83rd All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced today. Kemp, who was elected as a starter by the fans for a second consecutive year, has been on the disabled since May 31st with a left hamstring strain and will be inactive for the Midsummer Classic. Jones, who was a candidate on the N.L.s 2012 All-Star Game Final Vote sponsored by Firestone, is now an All-Star for the eighth time in his career. The 40-year-old is batting .291 with six home runs and 29 RBI over 45 games played this season. Other announcements regarding the All-Star rosters will be made as they become available. The current American League and National League All-Star rosters are attached. The 2012 All-Star Game will be played at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, July 10th. The 83rd All-Star Game will be televise...

Jones tops off All-Star news with 5-hit game

And now, for an encore, Chipper Jones will extinguish the wildfires running rampant out West, wipe all memories of the Kardashians from our memories and implement a plan for world peace. Hey, why not? That's the kind of day it was for Jones. He found out about 5 p.m. Tuesday that he had been picked to play in his eighth All-Star Game, canceling the need to think about MLB&...

Chipper Jones named an All-Star

The Braves legend has been named to the National League All-Star Team as an injury replacement for Matt Kemp in his 19th and final MLB season. 

Chipper added to NL All-Star roster

Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is replacing Dodgers third baseman Matt Kemp on the NL All-Star roster. Jones had been a candidate to be voted onto the team by fans in baseball's Final Vote campaign. Instead, the 40-year-old Jones is replacing Kemp, who is on the disabled list with a hamstring injury but plans to participate in the All-Star home run derby. The Braves announced...

Chipper Jones Caps Final All-Star Selection With Five-Hit Night for Braves

A 5-for-5 day is a relative rarity in baseball, as common for hitters as a complete game shutout is for most modern pitchers. It happens once in a while, but a player has to be pretty good to pull it off -- and great to pull it off on cue. Chipper Jones added another jewel to the crown of his major league career on Tuesday night, going 5-for-5 on the same day he was named as the...

Three rehabbing Dodgers pack Epicenter

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. A standing room only crowd of 6,516 packed Rancho Cucamonga's Epicenter Tuesday night to catch a glimpse of three rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers, with special reverence paid to hobbled superstar Matt Kemp in his continued rehabilitation from a hamstring injury that his kept him out of the lineup for 46 of the last 48 Dodger games. Los Angeles is 22-26...

Jose Bautista Favored Over Matt Kemp, Giancarlo Stanton to Win Home Run Derby

The 2012 Major League Baseball season goes dark for a few days after Sunday's games for next week's All-Star Game in Kansas City. One of the highlights of any All-Star Game is the annual Home Run Derby that's staged on the Monday night before the Midsummer Classic. Barring injury, the field is set for this year's Derby. National League captain Matt Kemp, the Dodgers...

Bryce Harper, Chipper Jones Final Vote Battle Exposes Flaws in MLB All-Star Game

This season's National League Final Vote has its usual field of five candidates, but let's be real here, it's essentially a two-horse race between 19-year-old phenom Bryce Harper and 40-year-old future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones. The truth, however, is that neither player deserves an All-Star nod. If we're voting based on entertainment value, yes, Harper deserves...

Beltran, CarGo, Stanton in HR Derby?

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has asked Carlos Beltran, Carlos Gonzalez and Giancarlo Stanton to join him on the NL side for the All-Star Home Run Derby. Kemp made the invitations Sunday. The rosters for the All-Star Game July 10 in Kansas City were announced earlier in the day. Kemp is on the disabled list because of a strained left hamstring. He is unlikely to play in the game...

Bryce Harper Says He Would Vote for Chipper Jones in All-Star Game Final Vote Contest

Bryce Harper, in all likelihood, will play in a whole bunch of All-Star Games. So there's not a huge rush to make his first Midsummer Classic appearance this season, especially considering who he'll have to beat out to earn the bid. Harper is one of five National League players on the Final Vote ballot for inclusion into next week's All-Star Game. Fans will have a chance...

Dodgers use NY errors to end scoring drought

LOS ANGELES--Prior to the Dodgers' run-scoring explosion that broke a seven game losing streak and gave them an 8-3 win over the New York Mets Sunday night, manager Don Mattingly wasn't sure what else he could do to get his team a run--let alone a win. "You're almost at the point where all you can do is laugh and just crank it up again and get ready for the next...

Injury updates: Stewart, Braden, Kemp and Scherzer

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