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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.287
 
Career Avg.
.276
Name  Justin Upton
Born  8/25/1987
Height  6-2
Weight  205
Number  8
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/31/2014 12:48:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton has just three hits in 29 career at-bats (.103) against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Struggling against Kershaw isn't something to be ashamed about, but fantasy owners should avoid Upton Wednesday.
 
7/30/2014 12:44:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton hasn't had trouble against Dodgers starter Zack Greinke.
Insight: Upton is 5-for-11 (.455) with a double, a homer and four walks against Greinke. He's batted .302 in July but hit just two home runs.
 
Hot7/22/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton launched his 18th homer of the season Tuesday against Miami.
Insight: Upton has gone 20-for-57 (.351) with seven doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI in his last 15 games.
 
7/21/2014 3:28:00 PM
Description: Despite being listed as questionable for Monday's game against Miami with tightness in left triceps, Braves left fielder Justin Upton is in the starting lineup.
Insight: He left Sunday's game because of the injury. Upton is in the middle of a solid season, batting .282 with 17 HR and 49 RBI, including five consecutive games with an extra-base hit.
 
7/21/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is questionable for Monday's game against Miami with tightness in left triceps.
Insight: he left Sunday's game because of the injury. Upton is in the middle of a solid season, batting .282 with 17 HR and 49 RBI, including five consecutive games with an extra-base hit.
 
6/30/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton should be avoided on Monday night in an extremely unfavorable matchup.
Insight: Upton is in the middle of a solid season, batting .278 with 16 HR and 46 RBI, but he's hitless in 12 tries against Mets starter Zack Wheeler with five strikeouts.
 
6/28/2014 7:53:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton has gone 8-for-23 with two doubles, two homers and eight RBI during a six-game hitting streak.
Insight: Upton went 4-for-33 (.121) from June 11 to June 21 and dealt with some dizziness due to sinus pressure from June 18-20, but he's back on track.
 
Cold6/25/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton hit his first home run since June 8 Tuesday at Houston.
Insight: Upton missed time last week due to dizziness caused by sinus pressure and hit .135 in the 37 at-bats prior to last night.
 
Cold6/21/2014 4:58:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is back in the starting lineup. He's missed the last few games because of dizziness. SOURCE: Mark Bowman, MLB.com
Insight: Doctors found that Upton's dizziness was being caused by sinus pressure. Upton has had a rough go of it in June, batting .189 in his last 53 at bats. We'd be hesitant to start him today against the Nationals.
 
6/20/2014 5:34:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton (dizziness) arrived to the ballpark Friday feeling worse than he had in the past couple of days. The Braves have sent him to undergo tests. SOURCE: Mark Bowman, mlb.com.
Insight: Upton (.276, 14 HR, 37 RBI) left Tuesday's game with lightheadedness due to an inner ear issue and has been dealing with symptoms over the past few days. He pinch hit Thursday but is now out indefinitely.
 
6/20/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton didn't start Thursday, but did pinch hit and is probable for Friday's game against Washington
Insight: Upton (.276, 14 HR, 37 RBI) left Tuesday's game with lightheadedness due to an inner ear issue and has been dealing with symptoms over the past few days.
 
6/19/2014 5:01:00 PM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is out again Thursday, according to Mark Bowman of mlb.com.
Insight: Upton (.278, 14 HR, 37 RBI) left Tuesday's game with lightheadedness due to an inner ear issue and is still dealing with symptoms.
 
6/19/2014 11:36:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton sat out Wednesday's series finale against the Phillies, but hopes to be ready for Thursday's game against Washington.
Insight: Upton (.278, 14 HR, 37 RBI) left last night's game after feeling light-headed and still had symptoms on Wednesday. He's been much better at home (.333, 10 HR, 1.043 OPS) than on the road this season (.212, 4 HR, 10 RBI, .649 OPS).
 
6/18/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Braves left fielder Justin Upton is sitting out Wednesday's series finale against the Phillies. SOURCE: David O'Brien, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: Upton (.278, 14 HR, 37 RBI) left last night's game after feeling light-headed. Perhaps he'll be back for Thursday's game versus Washington.
 
Cold6/17/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton left Tuesday's game with lightheadedness, according to Mark Bowman of mlb.com.
Insight: Upton went 0-for-3 before exiting and is 10-for-52 (.192) with one home run, four RBI and 16 Ks in June.
 
6/17/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton is 5-for-14 (.357) with two homers against Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick.
Insight: Upton started the season strong, batting .326 in April with eight homers, but he has been heading in the wrong direction since, batting .277 in May and .204 in June.
 
6/12/2014 1:05:00 PM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton is just 1-for-16 (.063) with 10 strikeouts against Colorado starter Jhoulys Chacin.
Insight: Upton returned to the lineup Wednesday after a hamstring injury forced him to leave Tuesday's game early. Thursday would be a good opportunity to give his hamstring additional rest. Update: Upton is not in the starting lineup.
 
6/12/2014 11:27:00 AM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton is just 1-for-16 (.063) with 10 strikeouts against Colorado starter Jhoulys Chacin.
Insight: Upton returned to the lineup Wednesday after a hamstring injury forced him to leave Tuesday's game early. Thursday would be a good opportunity to give his hamstring additional rest.
 
6/10/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton exited Tuesday's game with a strained left hamstring, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Upton went 1-for-1 and scored a run before leaving the game. He's listed as day-to-day. Jordan Schafer replaced him in left field.
 
6/1/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Atlanta left fielder Justin Upton is getting a breather Sunday against the Marlins.
Insight: Despite 65 strikeouts in 193 at-bats, Upton has hit .301 with 13 homers, 33 RBI and a .955 OPS. He's been able to avoid the extended slumps that plagued him in 2013.
 

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