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JUSTIN UPTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Three Cuts: Braves plate 11, blast past Pirates

As an encore to Monday's win where the team scored seven runs on 15 hits, the Atlanta Braves followed on Tuesday with 11 runs on 14 hits to take Game 2 of the series in Pittsburgh against the Pirates. Five batters--Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and B.J. Upton--notched two hits, and every Braves starter, outside pitcher Aaron Harang, crossed the plate...
Via Fox Sports South
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

UPDATED: Braves Injury Update: Justin Upton exits with strained hamstring

Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton exited Thursday's game against the LA Dodgers in the eighth inning with an apparent leg injury after hitting an RBI double. B.J. Upton came in to pinch run for him at third base. Video here and below. The team announced after the game that Justin has a mild hamstring straing.Justin Upton's batting line is  .281/.358/.505 with 21...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Upton leaves game with apparent leg injury

Justin Upton left Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with an apparent injury to his leg. The Atlanta Braves outfielder slid into third base in the bottom of the eighth inning but came up in obvious pain. B.J. Upton was sent in as a pinch runner. Upton is hitting .281/.358/.505 with 21 home runs and 72 RBI.
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Justin Upton exits

Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton exited Thursday's game against the LA Dodgers in the eighth inning with an apparent leg injury after hitting an RBI double. B.J. Upton came in to pinch run for him at third base. Video and updates to follow as soon as we get them.Justin Upton is hitting .281/.358/.505 with 21 homers and 72 RBI. B.J. Upton remained in the game to play...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves end skid, Uptons set mark

Beginning the weekend against the rival Washington Nationals, the Braves knew that they needed wins to keep pace in the NL East. A sweep could put the division out of reach going into the late days of August. However, the Braves stepped up and took 2 out of 3 from the Nats, placing themselves 3 1/2 games back in the division. After an 0-8 road trip, coming home to Turner Field is...
Via BravesWire
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Upton nets 500th RBI, 1,000th hit with homer vs. Nats

ATLANTA -- Justin Upton made two memorable milestones even more noteworthy on Sunday night, blasting a solo home run to clinch his 500th career RBI and 1,000th major league hit. With a full count in the fourth inning, the 26-year-old rocketed Gio Gonzalez's full-count delivery into the left-field stands, knotting the Braves and Nationals at 1-all. For those scoring at home,...
Via Fox Sports South
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Uptons make history with home runs off Strasburg

ATLANTA -- The Upton brothers now have a place in baseball history. The Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton hit a two-run home run in the first inning off Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg Friday night at Turner Field, then in the second, his older brother B.J. followed with one of his own. It marked the second time they had homered in the same game this season and the...
Via Fox Sports South
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Braves attempt to get back on track tonight

Justin Upton Freddie Freeman – Photo Credit – LWYang   The Atlanta Braves (58-54) have dropped their last 6 games and 10 of their last 14 overall. Luckily for them, the Washington Nationals (60-50) have won only 3 of their last 7 the past week so the Braves find themselves only 3 games out of first place in the NL East. With the division still in striking distance, they feel...
Via Hot Stove MLB
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Justin Upton, Evan Gattis

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis is on course for a return to the lineup on Monday night, but the team may be without Justin Upton, who left Sunday's game after being hit in the left arm by a pitch. MLB.com's Joe Morgan reports that Upton was struck by an 88mph Kyle Kendrick sinker and although he initially remained in the game, his triceps stiffened up during a rain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves dynamic outfield … finally dynamic?

BJ Upton’s recent performance has coaches and teammates feeling optimistic. Do you remember the sense of excitement in Atlanta over the Braves’ dynamic outfield? It wasn’t all that long ago. Prior to the 2013 season, the Braves gave free agent center fielder BJ Upton a franchise record 5-year/75-million dollar deal. Shortly thereafter, they acquired younger brother Justin from...
Via BravesWire
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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