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Chipper Jones. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Photo: Chipper Jones Is Fat

At one time, Chipper Jones was one of the best third basemen in the game – it seems like those days are long, long gone.

670 The Score–02/22/2012

Greg Walker gives Mark Buehrle a farewell hug. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Greg Walker: ‘We Should Have Never Been Back For 2011′

Former White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker admitted that players were affected by the drama last season and said there was a sentiment in the clubhouse that the coaching staff should never have come back for 2011.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Greg Walker hugs mark Buehrle Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Walker To Serve As Braves Hitting Coach

Now, according to a USA Today report, Walker will have a second chance as the hitting coach for the Atlanta Braves.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011

Red Sox players leave the dugout after losing Wednesday night. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Muller: Boston’s Collapse Makes ’69 Cubs Failure Look Pedestrian

“Pathetic” is the only word to describe the collapse of the Boston Red Sox. And they won’t get any sympathy from Chicago Cubs fans.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Evan Longoria celebrates his walk-off home run that put the Rays in the playoffs. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Crazy Night In Baseball Ends With Two Major Collapses

A benchwarmer hitting .108 saves Tampa Bay. A $142 million star lets it slip away for Boston. A rookie closer falters in Atlanta. An ace delivers for St. Louis.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Tim Wakefield. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Braves On Verge Of Historic Collapses

Never in the long history of Major League Baseball has any team held a lead in September of eight games or more for a postseason berth and failed to clinch.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza reacts after walking in a run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

McCann’s 2 HRs Lift Braves Over Cubs 8-3

Atlanta’s Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the seventh for his eighth career multi-homer game.

08/25/2011

Starting pitcher Randy Wells #36 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field on August 24, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Soriano Homers To Back Wells As Cubs Top Braves

Alfonso Soriano homered, Randy Wells pitched effectively into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

08/24/2011

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyward’s Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4

Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Starlin Castro

Castro Back In Cubs’ Lineup

All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro was back leading off for the Chicago Cubs against Atlanta on Tuesday after sitting out a game because he wasn’t paying attention in the field as a pitch was thrown.

08/23/2011

hicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster wipes the sweat from his face during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Red-Hot Braves Shut Out Cubs

Jair Jurrjens pitched in and out of trouble for 6 1-3 innings, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Monday night for their fifth straight win.

08/22/2011

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits a two-run homer to give Chicago the 6-5 lead over the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning of their baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Tulis)

Cubs Stop Uggla’s Hitting Streak, Beat Braves, 6-5

The Chicago Cubs stopped Dan Uggla’s 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Sunday.

08/14/2011

Chicago Cubs runner Geovany Soto (18) scores behind Atlanta Braves catcher David Ross (8) on a hit by Cubs' Starlin Castro during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Tulis)

Castro, Barney Help Cubs Muscle Past Braves 8-4

The latest entry in Dan Uggla’s improbable hitting streak was not enough for Atlanta as Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney each had four hits to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.

08/13/2011

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs reacts after throwing a pitch that got him ejected from the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Zambrano Cleans Out Locker, Threatens To Retire After Ejection

Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade says Carlos Zambrano cleaned out his locker and “walked out” on the team after giving up five homers in Friday night’s 10-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves.

08/12/2011

Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, right, is congratulated at the plate after his three-run homer against the Chicago Cubs in third inning of their baseball game, Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Dave Tulis)

Red-Hot Uggla Continues Hitting Streak As Braves Beat Cubs 10-4

Dan Uggla belted a pair of solo homers off Carlos Zambrano to extend his hitting streak to an Atlanta-record 32 games and lead the Braves to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.

08/12/2011

Chicago White Sox batter Carlos Quentin is congratulated in the dugout after a home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. (AP)

Viciedo’s Thumb Could Be Holding Up Quentin Trade

There’s a chance the White Sox could have an opening for Dayan Viciedo, but the outfielder might not be ready.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Carlos Quentin. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stone: Next 12 Games Could Decide White Sox’s Season

Steve Stone believes the next 12 games — all against AL Central opponents — will decide whether the White Sox are buyers or sellers.

670 The Score–07/15/2011

Chicago Cubs v Chicago White Sox

Could Sox Trade Quentin To Atlanta Braves?

Could White Sox outfielder Carlos Quentin be headed to the Atlanta Braves? Speculation says it’s possible.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Luis Salazar

Coach Hit By Line Drive Loses Eye

Baseball can be dangerous, especially from the rogue foul balls flying toward the fans. One danger that isn’t heard of that often is losing an eye from a foul ball. CBSSports is reporting that a minor-league coach had been hit by a line drive and lost an eye.

03/16/2011

Cubs Could Trade Lee

Multiple sources are reporting Wednesday that the Cubs are close to shipping Derrek Lee to the Braves.  It’s believed that the Cubs would get some combination of minor leaguers in return.  While Lee declined to […]

08/18/2010

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