Braves to throw at dirt patch that hurt Chipper Jones

Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, the face of the franchise, is out for the season after tearing his ACL while fielding a ground ball in Tuesday's game at Houston. And the Braves vow to exact revenge. "Next time we're in Houston, I am throwing at that patch of dirt slightly in and to the right of third base where Chipper went down," said pitcher Tim Hudson. "The league can fine me if they want. I don't care." The incident is just the latest between the Braves and dirt. Second baseman Martin Prado was injured last month sliding into dirt, and several Braves fielders have blamed dirt for bad hops this season. "Enough is enough," said manager Bobby Cox. "We won't be disrespected like this and not retaliate. Dirt is going down."


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