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B.J. Upton Placed on Disabled List by Atlanta Braves

July 14th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
By Cody Fields

To clear out a roster spot for the recently activated Evan Gattis, the Atlanta Braves have placed B.J. Upton on the disabled list with a right adductor muscle strain. The move is retroactive to July 13.

 

Upton hurt his leg on a diving/sliding catch attempt on Friday when his knee dug into the ground. He left the game immediately.

The move may end up being a good time for Upton to clear his mind and refocus. He has struggled to a .177 average in the first half of the season, by far the worst among Major League qualifiers.

Tags: Atlanta, Atlanta Braves, B.J. Upton, Baseball, Evan Gattis, MLB

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