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Justin Upton Leaves Atlanta Braves Game with Strained Left Calf

July 12th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
By Cody Fields

The nightmare 24 hours just got worse for the Atlanta Braves outfield. Justin Upton left Friday's game at Turner Field with a strained left calf, @Braves says he'll be checked out again on Saturday.

 

Upton pulled up lame while legging out a groundball in the seventh inning. He is the third Braves starting outfielder to be injured in the last 24 hours after Jason Heyward left Thursday's game with a hamstring injury and B.J. Upton left the first inning of Friday's game with an adductor muscle strain.

Upton entered Friday with a .319 July average after struggling through May and June.

Tags: Atlanta, Atlanta Braves, B.J. Upton, Baseball, Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, MLB

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