B.J. Upton

Upton, Uggla = NI

March 8, 2014 // 3 Comments

The bloom is fading for the Whiff Kids, who have combined this spring for twice as many strikeouts as hits. Upton entered Saturday 4-for-20 with 8 strikeouts and just one [...]

The Mendoza Brothers

September 22, 2013 // 4 Comments

Credit to Jayson Stark for the headline and this remarkable stat (via Baseball Reference): In the history of baseball, only three other teams have had regulars (at least 400 [...]

B.J. fun fact of the day

July 9, 2013 // 2 Comments

Thus far in July B.J. has struck out three times (9) for every time he’s been on base (3 — zero walks, 3 singles).  One of those hits was a blooper and the other [...]

B.J. Uggla

May 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Braves’ two highest-paid players have been their worst. By far. DOB shares these distressing stats: B.J.‘s .485 OPS ranks 188th out of 192 MLB qualifiers. [...]

Week 1 autopsy

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

There’s a definite buzz about this team. More than 120,000 turned out for the Cubs series — and not many of them seemed to be rooting for the Little Bears. Yes, [...]

Braves vs. Phils

November 15, 2012 // 4 Comments

I’m not liking the Braves’ chances. The way the negotiating stars are aligning, B.J. Upton is moving into the vortex of a Braves-Phillies competition for a center [...]

Braves targeting B.J.

November 14, 2012 // 2 Comments

According to Bowman, they hoped to sign Justin’s older brother and Torii Hunter, who went to Detroit instead. B.J. Upton is still available and no free agent has more [...]
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