ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones tells
The Associated Press that he's planning to meet with team officials
to discuss his future.
Arriving at Turner Field shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jones
told the AP he's got some "red tape issues" to discuss with
general manager Frank Wren and manager Bobby Cox before he can say whether he'll retire at the end of the 2010 season. For now, he'll
only say that "when those issues are worked out, I'll make an
Jones says "it would be fair to say" the issues involve
working out a settlement of the $28 million in guaranteed money
he's owed for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
This season, the 38-year-old Jones has battled injuries and is
hitting just .228 with three homers.
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