B.J. Upton (.103) Gets a Rest, Schafer Gets 1st Start

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B.J. Upton (.103) Gets a Rest, Schafer Gets 1st Start
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MIAMI – While brother Justin Upton was hitting .400 and led the league in home runs and slugging percentage, B.J. Upton was barely hitting .100 through his first eight games and was out of the Braves lineup Wednesday. The one-game respite for the elder Upton was ostensibly to give Jordan Schafer his first start this season. Schafer played center field and singled in the second inning Wednesday in just his second plate appearance so far.

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