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Chipper Jones replaces Matt Kemp

Updated: July 4, 2012, 3:38 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Braves third baseman Chipper Jones on Tuesday was named to replace Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp on the NL All-Star roster.

Jones had been a candidate to be voted onto the team by fans in baseball's Final Vote campaign. Instead, Jones, 40, is replacing Kemp, who is on the disabled list with a hamstring injury but plans to participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby.

Jones said he immediately thought about his children when he was told by general manager Frank Wren ...

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