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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Articles tagged: B.J. Upton

Braves trade Craig Kimbrel, BJ Upton to Padres

The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres completed a blockbuster trade just hours before the official start of the 2015 MLB season. The Braves are sending All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder B.J. Upton — who now prefers to go by a different name — to San Diego in exchange for Carlos Quentin, Cameron Maybin…Read More

B.J. Upton to go by Melvin Upton Jr. this season

The Atlanta Braves would love to unload outfielder B.J. Upton in the wake of two horrendous seasons. Instead, the team will have to settle for a change in identity from the 30-year-old. Upton, who has batted an abysmal .196 since the Braves signed him in 2013, has announced that he will be going by his…Read More

Upton brothers collide chasing fly ball in outfield (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Just when you thought a couple of siblings would have some special connection on the field, the Upton brothers go out and collide tracking a fly ball in the outfield. New York Mets shortstop Omar Quintanilla flied a ball to left center with two outs in the top of…Read More

Justin and BJ Upton home runs in 9th win game for Braves (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. This Upton-Upton combination is working out nicely for the Braves. Justin and BJ Upton became the first brothers to hit a tying and walk-off home run in the same inning in MLB history, per Elias Sports Bureau. BJ went deep off Chicago’s Carlos Marmol to lead off the ninth…Read More

BJ Upton reportedly agrees to sign with Braves

B.J. Upton reportedly has agreed to sign with the Atlanta Braves, multiple outlets have said. The 28-year-old free agent center fielder and his agent reportedly spent much of the day on Wednesday in negotiations with the club. David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the sides haggled over a guaranteed sixth year Upton was…Read More

BJ Upton loses wallet, gets it back after fan contacts him over Twitter

Sunday really was B.J. Upton’s day. The Rays center fielder went nuts with three home runs against the Rangers, and then his lost wallet was returned after a fan contacted him over Twitter. A man named Brent Sutton happened to find Upton’s wallet and reached out to the center fielder over Twitter to notify him:…Read More

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