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Jones says he felt pressured by Smoltz to return to Braves' lineup

Updated: June 23, 2007, 9:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- As the Atlanta Braves continue to struggle on the field, there is an unusual sign of disharmony among the team's most established veterans.

Chipper Jones

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GM HR RBI R OBP AVG

51 12 27 37 .411 .323

Chipper Jones was back in the Braves' lineup Saturday, saying he felt pressured by pitcher John Smoltz to rush back from a groin injury. The Braves had suffered ...

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