Houston really wants Evan Gattis, so much so that they were willing to take B.J. Upton, according to Ken Rosenthal. In return the Braves would’ve received Dexter Fowler and either … Continue Reading #Braves need to make this trade happen
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 … Continue Reading Upton, Uggla = NI
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 plate appearances) … Continue Reading The Mendoza Brothers
Hard to say, but there’s a few takeaways that should’ve been obvious before: B.J. Upton can’t be trusted. He was 0-for-Philadelphia, with 7 strikeouts — three versus Kyle Kendrick. Baffling … Continue Reading Was the Philly sweep an omen or a blip?
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 … Continue Reading B.J. fun fact of the day
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. (.138 BA, 13 H … Continue Reading B.J. Uggla
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. … Continue Reading Week 1 autopsy
B.J. Upton hit 17 of his 28 homers in 2012 during two stretches of 7 games in August and 25 games in September — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves) November 17, 2012
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 fielder. — Buster … Continue Reading Braves vs. Phils
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 potential. … Continue Reading Braves targeting B.J.