Originally written on Atlanta Bullpen  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Atlanta Braves center fielder, B.J. Upton, left Friday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds with a right abductor strain.  Upton was hurt as he came in on a line drive hit by Reds third baseman, Todd Frazier, in the first inning.  After the waist-high line drive went off Upton's glove, it ricocheted off his left knee into right center field.  Frazier was able to leg it into what the official scorer dubiously scored a triple.  Joey Terdoslavich replaced B.J. Upton in the game and went in to play left field.  Reed Johnson moved over to center from right field and Justin Upton moved from left to right. That makes two Braves outfielders hurt on successive nights.  Braves right fielder Jason Heyward went out of Thursday night's game against the Reds with a strained right hamstring.  Upton has not only struggled at the plate this season, he has also misplayed several routine line drives at Turner Field.  It appears that he may be  having trouble seeing the ball out of the crowd. The Reds jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning against the Braves and that lead has held through the fourth inning.  Press box updates will be made as they become available. The post Braves B.J. Upton Injured Against Reds appeared first on Atlanta Bullpen.
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