B.J. Upton News Archive
Upton launched a homer as part of a four-run first inning for the Braves and finished 2-for-5 in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Nats.
Upton will bat second Thursday against the Mets.
Upton will be back in the Braves' lineup Thursday, but manager Fredi Gonzalez sounds open to the idea of leaving Andrelton Simmons in the two hole, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.
Upton is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Mets, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Upton went 2-for-5 with a double and two strikeouts in Saturday's win over the Nationals.
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Tuesday that he is leaning toward batting Upton second in the lineup, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.
Upton is batting .297 (11-for-37) with two doubles, four steals, four walks and 14 strikeouts through 13 spring games.