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B.J. Upton

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  • Braves edge A's to complete sweep

    Braves edge A's to complete sweep ATLANTA -- Things are going so badly for the Oakland Athletics that they can't win even when Jon Lester is pitching. Justin Upton and Chris Johnson backed Mike Minor with home runs, and the Atlanta Braves completed...
  • Braves send A's to fifth consecutive loss

    ATLANTA This is the Mike Minor the Braves have been waiting on. The A's came to Atlanta with the best record in baseball. They don't have it anymore. They came with the top mark in the American League West. That is gone too. Starter John Lester had...
  • Braves embark on pivotal trip

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Their last road trip nearly killed the Atlanta Braves' season. Now maybe this one can give it some life again. Atlanta, which has fallen six games behind Washington in the...
  • Recap: Braves 4, Athletics 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Braves 4, Athletics 3 Braves 4, Athletics 3: Mike Minor allowed two runs in seven innings, and homers from Justin Upton and Chris Johnson led host Atlanta to a three-game sweep of struggling Oakland. Minor (5-8) allowed four...
  • Braves continue to roll, defeat struggling Athletics

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves continue to roll, defeat struggling Athletics ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves know all about bad road trips. Now the Oakland Athletics are going through one. Third baseman Chris Johnson went...
  • After four-strikeout night, Orioles slugger Chris Davis tries to stay upbeat

    CLEVELAND — In what has been a personal nightmare of a season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis may have had his most frustrating game of 2014 on Friday. He was hitless in five at-bats, including striking out a season-high four times against...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Minor finally looks like old self

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- One of the more encouraging bits of news for the Atlanta Braves came in a loss, not a win. Mike Minor finally resembled the old Mike Minor -- at least some. "I can't wait...
  • Roberto Hernandez gets first win in Dodgers' 6-4 victory over Braves

    Roberto Hernandez gets first win in Dodgers' 6-4 victory over Braves
    KEY MOMENT: The game became interesting when Brian Wilson gave up three runs in the eighth inning to reduce the Dodgers' lead from 5-1 to 5-4. Adrian Gonzalez drove in Dee Gordon in the ninth inning to extend the advantage to 6-4, but there were still...
  • Braves hope Heyward sparks offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The move of Jason Heyward to the leadoff spot gave the Atlanta Braves a late boost last season. Will it happen again? In an attempt to rekindle some of that magic, manager...
  • Dodgers' Ryu likely to miss a start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Los Angeles Dodgers' latest injury is literally a pain in the rear. It's just not known yet how severe. Hyun-Jin Ryu had to leave Wednesday's game against the...