Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Justin Upton sat for the second straight game, a 6-1 Arizona victory over Colorado on Wednesday, a day after he was criticized by Diamondbacks managing partner Ken Kendrick, who called Upton an "enigma" and said he should be more consistent by this point in his career. "I agree 100 percent," Upton said of Kendrick's critique. "I want to be consistent. The fact that I am not is frustrating for both of us. To be brutally honest, he's the one who is forking out the money for me to be here, and I'm not performing to that level. He has every reason to be frustrated. Me being the player and competitor that I am, I'm not happy with it either. We are both on the same page." Upton, who has four hits in his last 28 at-bats, said he exchanged e-mails with Kendrick on Wednesday. Upton, who finished fourth in the NL MVP voting with 31 home runs and 88 RBI in 2011, is hitting .243 with five homers and 20 RBI in 51 games this year. "Everybody got what they had to say out in the open," Upton ...
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