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Bobby Cox Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 11:27 AM
That National Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has been elected by the Veterans Committee on his first ballot and will be officially inducted next July in Cooperstown. Cox guided the Braves to a World Championship in 1995, highlighting a record string of 14...

Major League Baseball “Confident” in Expanded Replay Next Season
July 17th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
Major League Baseball is poised to expand its instant replay system for the 2014 season, Sports Illustrated reports. MLB rules, instituted beginning in the 2008 season, currently only allow for replays initiated by umpires on disputed home run calls. Any changes, which would need to be agreed upon by the players...

Chipper Jones to Replace Matt Kemp at 2012 All-Star Game
July 3rd, 2012 at 5:59 PM
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones has been named to National League squad of the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City, Dave O'Brien reports. Matt Kemp, who is currently on the disabled list with a hamstring injury, will not be able to play in All-Star Game, so National League manager Tony...