April 24, 2015
Chipper Jones will miss the rest of the World Baseball Classic because of a strain in his right side.
Jones, who is 0-for-10 with six strikeouts in the WBC, was
scratched from Sunday's game against the Netherlands after he
aggravated the injury. He planned to return to the Atlanta Braves'
camp in Kissimmee for treatment.
Jones left last Sunday's game against Venezuela after five
innings because of the injury. He missed a game Wednesday and went
0-for-3 Saturday in an 11-1 seven-inning loss to Puerto Rico that
left the Americans one defeat from elimination.
He was replaced as the designated hitter Sunday by Derek Jeter.
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