Braves News: Team Considering Platoon System If They Can't Get Rid Of B.J. Upton

Atlanta has been unsuccessful in getting rid of inconsistent outfielder B.J. Upton so far this offseason, so they've developed a sort of "Plan B" if he continues to struggle, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post:

Privately, the Braves are saying they will not tolerate more of the same and keep feeding Upton consistent at-bats. In fact, Upton has fallen so far that Atlanta would consider a Plan B that is a platoon between Yankees castoff Zoilo Almonte and Todd Cunningham, whose eight major league at-bats came in 2013.

Upton has been far from the player the Braves thought they were getting when they acquired him two years ago.


He hit just .208 with 12 home runs and 35 RBIs last season.

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