Justin Upton played his first game at Chase Field last night as a visitor. His new team (the Braves) smashed his old team (the Diamondbacks) 10-1. More telling was Upton's stat line: 4/5 with two runs, two RBI, a double, and a homer. Chris Johnson, who came to Atlanta with Upton in this winter's trade, went 3/4 with three RBI,, a double, and a homer. But it's not all depressing for Diamondbacks fans: Martin Prado went 2/2 with a walk and a double against his former team, but also committed an error at third base and was thrown out at the plate by the elder Upton brother, BJ.
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Bryce Harper leaves the field after running into the scoreboard at Dodger Stadium. He needed 11 stitches in his chin and jammed a shoulder, but thankfully did not receive a concussion. (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)
Game of the Day: Indians 1, Yankees 0. There really weren't many close games yesterday. Only one of the 11 games on the slate featured a traditional save (and not one of those garbage time three inning saves, and this one wasn't it. But because of the precariousness of the situation over the course of the entire game, I had to give the nod to game one of the Indians-Yankees doubleheader. Cleveland got a solo homer from Jason Kipnis, their second batter of the game, and got nothing over the rest of the game. But that was still a better effort than the Yankees gave. New York didn't get an extra base hit at all during the game, and they didn't have a runner in scoring position with less than two outs all game. Justin Masterson was dominant, and we'll get to his full line after the jump.no comments