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8 Justin Upton LF
Height/Weight: 6-2/220 | Birthdate: 8/25/1987 | Birthplace: Norfolk, VA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Atlanta | College: No College | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $9,750,000 | Owned/Started%: 99/95 | Average Draft Position: 65.26
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Justin Upton goes yard Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/25/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton belted his 28th home run Wednesday against the Pirates.

Upton struck in the bottom of the fourth inning. With a man on base, Upton hit an 80 mph changeup out to left for the two-run shot. He would also walk and single during the contest. Upton finished 2 for 4, with one run scored and two RBI. 


Justin Upton goes yard in defeat to Nationals


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/10/2014) Braves left fielder Justin Upton continued to produce Tuesday on a team in the midst of major offensive woes. He clobbered a two-run homer in the sixth inning - his 27th of the season - but it only served to tighten the gap in an eventual loss to Washington.

Upton ranks fifth in the National League with a .512 slugging percentage.


Justin Upton returns to Friday's lineup


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton was back in the lineup Friday against the Marlins, after missing the team's previous game due to a bruised triceps. He is in his usual spot in the lineup Friday, batting fourth and starting in left field after missing one game. 

Justin Upton indicates belief that Kyle Kendrick throwing at him


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Braves slugger Justin Upton has grown a bit suspicious of Phillies right-hander Kyle Kendrick, whose pitch Tuesday night was responsible for a bruised left triceps and absence from the Wednesday lineup.

"You saw him for seven innings, he didn't miss his spots," Upton told MLB.com. "That's the second time he's hit me in that same exact spot. I guess he only misses his spots against me."

Upton has been hit by a pitch five times this season. The last three were hurled by Kendrick.


Justin Upton a no-go Wednesday with triceps issue


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Braves slugger Justin Upton is out of the Wednesday lineup against Philadelphia with a triceps bruise after a hit-by-pitch knocked him out of the Tuesday night game. He is considered day-to-day.

Upton has been in a mild 7-for-36 slide since tearing it up at the plate most of August.


Justin Upton exits game Tuesday with bruised triceps


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton was removed from Tuesday's game due to a left triceps contusion, the team announced.

Upton was hit by a pitch in the first inning but initially remained in the game, grounding out in the bottom of the fourth. He came out before the sixth inning, finishing 0 for 1. Upton has hit .285/.359/.515 with 26 home runs and 91 RBI in 487 at-bats. He's day to day moving forward.


Justin Upton homers, drives in three in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton snapped out of a two-game hitless skid with a big performance in a 5-2 win over the Marlins Friday.

Upton went 2 for 4 in the game, and played a big role in the win. He put the Braves up in the sixth inning with a two-run home run, and then provided key insurance runs in the seventh with an RBI single to finish with three RBI.

Upton ranks third in the National League with 26 home runs and second with 91 RBI, while hitting .288/.362/.524 in 129 games. 


Justin Upton drives in three


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/22/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton drove in three runs Thursday against the Reds.

Upton singled in two runs in the third inning, and drove in another on a sac fly. He finished 2 for 3, with one run scored and three RBI. Upton also walked during the contest. 


Justin Upton homers, drives in five in 1,000th game


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton went 2 for 4 with a walk, a home run and five RBI in his team's 11-3 win over the Pirates Tuesday.

Playing in his 1,000th career game, Upton blasted a three-run home run in the third inning to blow open the doors on a Braves rout. He added two more RBI with a bases-loaded single in the fifth to increase the lead to 10-1. Upton has hit .287/.363/.522 with 24 home runs, 80 RBI and seven stolen bases in 439 at-bats.


Justin Upton overcomes hamstring problem to tater Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Justin Upton must have been healthy Friday night or he did a wonderful impression of a guy who was.

One night after being removed from the game with a hamstring issue, he returned for the Braves against Oakland and cranked out the first of their two home runs in the second inning to give him seven RBI in the last six games, as well as a six-game hitting streak. Upton sweetened his slugging percentage to .509 - its highest point in August - with the performance.


Justin Upton back in the lineup Friday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton is back in the team's lineup for Friday's game against the Athletics, after leaving Thursday's with a left hamstring injury. Upton is batting fourth and starting in left field, his normal spots.  

Mild hamstring strain ends game for Justin Upton


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) The Braves have announced that the injury that knocked outfielder Justin Upton out of the Thursday game against the Dodgers is a mild left hamstring strain. He is considered day-to-day.

Upton has been on a roll with eight RBI in the last seven games, including the two he earned on a double right before he went down.


Justin Upton removed from Thursday game


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Braves slugger Justin Upton has been removed from the Thursday game against the Dodgers after doubling in two runs. Brother B.J. Upton has replaced him.

The team has yet to announce why he was taken out of the game, though it did occur after he slid into third base, per the Atlanta Journal Constitution, leading to fears of a leg injury.


Justin Upton reaches two milestones with one swing


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/11/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton crossed off two milestones with one swing of the bat Sunday night against the Nationals.

Upton took starter Gio Gonzalez deep for a solo home run in the fourth inning, tallying his 1,000 career hit and 500th career RBI. He finished 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI in a 3-1 win. He is hitting .279 with 21 homers and 67 RBI in 408 at-bats.


Justin Upton goes deep in defeat of Washington


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Braves slugger Justin Upton got his team off on the right track Friday against Washington with a two-run homer in the first inning. He added a walk in the win.

Upton ended a mini-slump of 2 for 16 with the blast, which helped improve his stat line to .281/.351/.502.


Justin Upton slugs 19th home run Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/31/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton had a big game Wednesday, going 3 for 4 with a double and a solo home run in his team's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers.

After the Dodgers took a 2-1 lead in the top of the ninth, Upton came through with a no-doubt, leadoff home run in the bottom of the inning to tie the game. While it was just his third home run in July, Upton has hit .287/.354/.511 with 19 home runs, 62 RBI and seven stolen bases in 376 at-bats.


Justin Upton makes it into lineup Monday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/21/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton made it into the starting lineup Monday against the Marlins after leaving Sunday's game due to triceps tightness. Upton is batting .347 (17 for 49) with a .411 on-base percentage, .551 slugging percentage, .962 OPS, one home run, seven doubles and nine RBI in his last 13 games.

Justin Upton leaves game due to triceps injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton left Sunday's game against the Phillies due to triceps tightness. He is day to day.

Upton was 2 for 2 with a double and two runs before leaving the game. Upton is batting .347 (17 for 49) with one home run, seven doubles and nine RBI in his last 13 games.


Justin Upton has 18 RBI in last 21 games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/15/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton has totaled at least three RBI twice in his last nine games, including a season-best four RBI Saturday against the Cubs. Upton had a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning and an RBI single in the ninth inning.

Upton went into the All-Star break having hit .296 with a .359 on-base percentage, .481 slugging percentage and .840 OPS in his last 21 games. He totaled three home runs, six doubles, nine runs and 18 RBI in that span.

Upton has proven to be a strong second-half performer in the past. He has a .280 average, .484 slugging percentage and .835 OPS in his career after the All-Star break. Last season, he hit .275 with 11 doubles, 11 home runs and 25 RBI in 61 games after the break.


Justin Upton slugs 17th home run Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/5/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton went 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBI in his team's 10-4 win over the Diamondbacks Saturday.

Upton hadn't homered in his previous nine games before driving in two runs with his sixth-inning blast Saturday. His first RBI of the game came earlier on a sacrifice fly. Upton has hit .275/.347/.507 with 17 home runs, 50 RBI and seven stolen bases in 298 at-bats.


Justin Upton stays hot with two-hit game in Atlanta win


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Surging Braves left fielder Justin Upton pushed his hitting streak to six games Saturday with the key hit in a victory over the Phillies.

Upton, who had already plated a run with a groundout, slammed a two-run double to left center in the sixth inning that nearly left the yard. He later singled and scored to give him eight hits in his last 23 at-bats.


B.J. Upton, Justin Upton homer in same game Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2014) Braves outfielders B.J. Upton and Justin Upton both knocked solo home runs in their team's 3-2 win over the Astros Tuesday.

It was the fourth time since the brothers joined the Braves last season that they both homered in the same game, but the previous three instances all came in April 2013. B.J. owns a .203/.272/.337 line with seven home runs, 22 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 276 at-bats. Justin has hit .271/.343/.504 with 15 home runs, 39 RBI and six stolen bases in 258 at-bats.


Justin Upton ejected for arguing Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton has been ejected for arguing balls and strikes Sunday.

Upton lasted until the ninth inning before getting ejected. The first two strikes in the at-bat were called before Upton struck out swinging at a slider. He finished the game 1 for 3, with an RBI.


Justin Upton remains in lineup Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton was in the team's starting lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

Upton returned from a sinus infection Saturday after missing a few days. He was able to play again Sunday, suggesting he may finally be over the issue. Upton was prescribed decongestants for the issue, and they seem to have worked.

Upton is hitting .272/.345/.500 over 250 at-bats.


Justin Upton able to return Saturday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2014) Braves outfielder Justin Upton returned to the team's starting lineup Saturday against the Nationals.

Upton has been dealing with dizziness, but was diagnosed with sinus pressure. He was precribed decongestants. Upton is hitting .276/.350/.508 over 246 at-bats.