|June 2 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET12:13 ET16:13 GMT0:13 CST9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST11:43 AM VEN20:13 UAE11:13 AM CT-Upton returned to the lineup and had two hits, including a game-ending single in the 10th inning that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.
Analysis: Upton, hitting only .145 at the start of the game, had been held out of two straight starts by manager Fredi Gonzalez, who hoped the rest would jumpstart the center fielder.
|May 31 4:14 PM PT5:14 PM MT6:14 PM CT7:14 PM ET19:14 ET23:14 GMT7:14 CST4:14 PM MST6:14 PM EST6:44 PM VEN3:14 UAE (+1)6:14 PM CT-Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he has considered asking Upton to work out his struggles in a minor league assignment.
Analysis: Upton, signed to the biggest contract in franchise history at five years, $75.25 million, has a .146 batting average, 109 points below his seven-year career mark with Tampa Bay. He is hitless in the Braves' past seven games. He was out of the lineup Friday for the second straight night.
|May 23 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 CST3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Upton hit his fourth home run in Atlanta's 8-3 win over Minnesota on Wednesday.
Analysis: Unlike his brother Justin, B.J.'s first season in Atlanta has been a struggle. He's hitting .155 and Wednesday marked his first homer since April 23.
|May 14 11:49 PM PT12:49 AM MT1:49 AM CT2:49 AM ET2:49 ET6:49 GMT14:49 CST11:49 PM MST1:49 AM EST2:19 AM VEN10:49 UAE1:49 AM CT-Upton was back in action for the Braves on Wednesday.
Analysis: Upton left the Braves' 10-1 win over Arizona on Monday with a left shoulder contusion.
|Apr. 24 11:06 PM PT12:06 AM MT1:06 AM CT2:06 AM ET2:06 ET6:06 GMT14:06 CST11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST1:36 AM VEN10:06 UAE1:06 AM CT-Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves hit back-to-back homers for the first time in their careers during the fifth inning of the second game in Tuesday's doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies. The Uptons have homered in the same game three times this season.
Analysis: It was the 27th time in major league history brothers hit homers in the same game but only the second time they did it in consecutive at-bats. Lloyd and Paul Waner of the Pittsburgh Pirates homered successively on Sept. 15, 1938.
|Apr. 15 3:50 PM PT4:50 PM MT5:50 PM CT6:50 PM ET18:50 ET22:50 GMT6:50 CST3:50 PM MST5:50 PM EST6:20 PM VEN2:50 UAE (+1)5:50 PM CT-Upton went 3 for 5 with two doubles in a 9-0 win over Washington on Sunday.
Analysis: Upton had gone just 1 for 18 over his previous four games.