Re: Chipper Jones

"Sam Hutcheson" <thisisnotmyemail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> On Sat, 3 Dec 2005 19:50:11 -0500, "Bruce W. Goldstein"
> <metfan14@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>And therefore, *nothing* would have kicked in for his 400 PA's last year.
>>Face it, Larry will be 34 in April. He missed 25 games in 2004 and 53
>>in 2005. Seems like the start of a downward trend. So his *new* contract
>>could very well be a burden in the not to distant future.
> i expect 140 games out of chipper next year. sure, he could be on a
> downward trend, but them's the breaks.

Which will make his reworked contract a burden on the Braves. An
organization that needs to get money by having their star players rework
their contracts.

> when he's healthy, he's the
> best hitting 3B in the league, until david wright takes it away from
> him.

Like last year, when Wright was arguably the best *overall* 3B in the NL. In
his first full year in MLB.