Braves activate B.J. Upton

3:34 PM, Aug 3, 2013   |    comments
Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton (2) is unable to catch a ball hit by Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley (26) (not shown) for a home run during the fourth inning at Turner Field. (Photo: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Braves activated outfielder B.J. Upton from the 15-day disabled list and placed catcher Gerald Laird on the DL.

Upton has been on the disabled list since July 14 with a right adductor strain. He was hitting .177 with 10 doubles, eight homers and 20 RBI before the injury.

Laird, who had a kidney stone removed on Wednesday, is batting .293 with one homer and 11 RBI in 28 games this season. The move is retroactive to July 26.


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