Tagged: ‘Eric Hinske’

Former Atlanta Brave Eric Hinske Likely to Retire After Being Released by Arizona Diamondbacks
July 19th, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks have officially released former Atlanta Braves utility player Eric Hinske from Triple-A Reno after being designated for assignment and playing five games in the minors. Chris Gabel of the Reno Gazette-Journal also reports that Hinske is likely to retire.   1B/DH Eric Hinske is expected to retire after he...

That Awkward Moment for Atlanta Braves During Chipper Jones’ Jersey Retirement
June 28th, 2013 at 9:58 PM
Make no mistake, the ceremony the Atlanta Braves put on for Chipper Jones and his jersey retirement was great, but there was one subtly awkward moment most people missed. When Chipper thanked his former Braves teammates who now play for the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seems he didn't know that Eric...

Atlanta Braves Officially Retire Chipper Jones’ Number
June 28th, 2013 at 7:55 PM
In a pregame ceremony Friday evening, the Atlanta Braves inducted Chipper Jones into the Braves Hall of Fame and retired his no. 10 jersey. With a stage packed with Ted Turner, scout Paul Schneider, Dale Murphy, Bill Bartholomay, Bobby Cox, Frank Wren, John Schuerholz, parents Larry and Lynn Jones, Dan Uggla,...

Atlanta Braves Take on Arizona Diamondbacks, Justin Upton Makes First Visit to Old Team: Series Preview
May 13th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
When the Atlanta Braves start their three-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Monday, it will be the first time Justin Upton has played his old team since being traded over the offseason after two years of trade rumors. "I think it's going to be cool," Upton said...

Eric Hinske Doesn’t Expect Atlanta Braves to Re-Sign Him
October 6th, 2012 at 8:14 PM
Eric Hinske struggled mightily in his third season with the Atlanta Braves, and it's expected that it will be his last. The 35-year-old Hinske set new career lows by hitting just .197 (26-for-132) with two home runs while striking out 41 times. Over the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Hinske hit a combined 21 home...