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JUSTIN UPTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

J. Upton’s 12th-inning homer gives Braves a 3-2 win over Reds

Three weeks ago Mike Minor was extremely frustrated and even dismayed, wondering what he could do to get his disappointing season turned around so he could help instead of hinder the Braves’ playoff chances. On Friday night, he came within four outs of throwing a no-hitter against the Reds, at the most hitter-friendly ballpark in the major leagues. He pitched brilliantly and got...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Caray: Justin Upton's MVP candidacy; more Braves thoughts

FOXSportsSouth.com checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to discuss the latest surrounding the Braves. FOXSPORTSSOUTH.COM: During Thursday's game you mentioned Justin Upton and the National League MVP race. Do you believe he's not getting the attention he deserves? CHIP CARAY: I think that's part of it. I think that we all look at the individual numbers and...
Via Fox Sports South
4 days ago  |  Discuss

After near sweep in Pittsburgh, Braves head to Cincy

This team. This team is frustrating. This team is exciting. This team is agonizing. This team slumps. This team surges. This team dominates. Yes, you may have thought these things about the Atlanta Braves throughout the season or even this month alone. You may have even thought these very things in the last week alone. How the Braves are playing now is how the Braves should have...
Via BravesWire
5 days 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
15 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
16 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
18 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
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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