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UPDATE: Chipper Jones felt pop in his right hip

Apr 24, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT

Thumbnail image for Chipper Jones hip.jpgUPDATE: Jones tells O’Brien that he felt a pop in his right hip during his first at-bat on Saturday and expects that he’ll be out of the lineup for “more than just one or two days.”

2:59 PM: Chipper Jones, who turned 38 years old on Saturday, was forced to exit this afternoon’s game against the Mets due to a sore right hip, according to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

The birthday boy was replaced in the lineup by Martin Prado. He is currently listed as day-to-day, but as we’ve learned with Jones, these various bumps and bruises can linger for a while. Jones is batting .283/.421/.500 with two homers and five RBI in 46 at-bats this season.

  1. GimmeSomeSteel - Apr 24, 2010 at 7:45 PM

    Chipper Jones has an ouchie.
    In other breaking news, water is wet, the sun rises in the east, and politicians lie.

  2. Route36West - Apr 25, 2010 at 3:10 AM

    Maybe he should work out more. I mean really it couldnt make him get injured anymore then he already does and it might help.

  3. droppedchipper - Apr 25, 2010 at 3:47 PM

    i’ve had enough

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