Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:41:09 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (triceps) exited in the sixth inning Sunday, July 20, after being hit by a pitch in the third inning. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he is uncertain if Upton will be available Monday, July 21.
Fantasy Tip: Upton initially stayed in the game, but he did not return following a rain delay in the sixth. Consider Upton day-to-day at this point, and make sure he is in the lineup tomorrow before starting him.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:07:24 -0700
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau, Washington Nationals 2B Anthony Rendon, Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo, Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee and Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton are the five candidates for the final roster spot on the National League team for the 2014 All-Star Game.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:01:45 -0700
Updating an earlier report, Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (dizziness) will play Saturday, June 21.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:03:29 -0700
Updating previous reports, Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton's (dizziness) dizzy spells are being caused by sinus pressure. He's taking decongestants and hopes to return in a couple of days.
Fantasy Tip: He sounds like a safe start next week.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:53:40 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (ear) wasn't feeling good again Friday, June 20, so he will see a doctor.
Fantasy Tip: Upton is dealing with dizziness due to an inner-ear problem. Check back to see his results from his doctor's visit. This is worrisome for Upton owners because there's a chance he could need to go on the DL.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:54:16 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (ear) is dealing with an inner-ear ailment, but the team doesn't think it's a serious issue.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:29:58 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (dizziness) isn't back to 100 percent yet, so he'll be held out of the lineup again Thursday, June 19, due to a manager's decision.
Fantasy Tip: It could be any day now that Upton returns to the lineup. Keep him on your bench for now, but check back tomorrow evening to see if he's back in there.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:08:32 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (dizziness) missed the team's game again Wednesday, June 18, because he is still experiencing dizziness. However, he's not ruling out a return Thursday, June 19, but it'll depend on how he feels when he wakes up. "We'll make that decision tomorrow when I get up," Upton said. "Obviously I want to be out there with the guys, but if I'm not feeling all right and I can't help the team, then it's better to have somebody else out there 100 percent."
Fantasy Tip: Upton's condition is worrisome because there is no current explanation for his dizziness. It's something to keep an eye on if it doesn't improve by tomorrow. Jordan Schafer will continue to benefit from playing time if Upton's condition doesn't improve.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:54:06 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (head) did not rule out the possibility of being in the starting lineup Thursday, June 18, but said it will depend on how he feels when he wakes up Thursday. He said he is still dealing with dizziness and light-headedness.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:53:06 -0700
Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton (dizziness) is out of the lineup Wednesday, June 18. He left the previous day's game due to dizziness.
Fantasy Tip: It's most likely as a precaution with the day game after a night game.