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Braves to retire Chipper Jones' number

Braves to retire Chipper Jones' number

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves said Tuesday they will retire third baseman Chipper Jones' number and induct him into the team's Hall of Fame.

Braves honor Maddux in pre-game ceremony

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves retired the uniform No. 31 of four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux prior to Friday night's meeting with the New York Mets.
MLB: San Fran. at Washington, ppd., rain

MLB: San Fran. at Washington, ppd., rain

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The scheduled game between Washington and San Francisco was postponed by rain Wednesday, delaying Randy Johnson's bid for his 300th victory.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Arizona 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Mark Texeira hit two two-run homers Sunday, powering the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB: Atlanta 5, San Francisco 4

ATLANTA, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones' RBI double in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday carried the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 3, Milwaukee 0

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Neifi Perez had three hits and one RBI Thursday afternoon as the Chicago Cubs beat Milwaukee, 3-0.

MLB: Houston 5, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, June 2 (UPI) -- Forty-one-year-old Roger Clemens became the National League's first eight-game winner in 2004 Wednesday as the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1.

MLB: Houston 6, Florida 1

HOUSTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Roger Clemens allowed three hits and struck out 11 in seven innings and Lance Berkman had two RBI and two runs Tuesday as Houston beat Florida, 6-1.

MLB: Houston 8, Colorado 5

DENVER, April 24 (UPI) -- Roger Clemens helped himself to an early lead Saturday as the Houston Astros won for the seventh time in eight road games, 8-5 over the Colorado Rockies.

Bush to first-pitch at Cardinals opener

ST. LOUIS, April 1 (UPI) -- President George Bush says despite a sore arm, he will throw the first pitch at the St. Louis Cardinals' season opener Monday.
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