Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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PHOENIX Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson admitted Wednesday night that his club had just been outplayed in all facets by the San Diego Padres, from pitching to hitting to defense. No one seemed more overmatched, though, than right fielder Justin Upton. Upton suffered his latest poor offensive series as San Diego swept the D-backs. Upton went 1 for 14 in three games against the Padres to give him only two hits in his past 24 at-bats. He has six strikeouts in that stretch, including one Wednesday in an 0-for-5 showing. It was the second time this season Upton has gone hitless in five at-bats in front of a home crowd. Just as it did last time, the performance incited substantial booing from the Chase Field crowd, only this time it was a sold-out Independence Day crowd. "To be honest, I dont care what the fans think of me," Upton said, offering a stronger reaction than he did previously. "My teammates, my coaches they know I come in here and bust it every single day. I come...
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