The Detroit Tigers defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-0 Friday night. Torii Hunter and Victor Martinez each had three hits. Miguel Cabrera, Jhonny Peralta, and Matt Tuiasosopo had two apiece. Tuiasosopo also drove in five runs. But the story of the game was Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who set a franchise ... Read More
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As the official statistician of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and the WNBA the Elias Sports Bureau provides a look into sports that goes beyond the home run saving grabs, made-for-highlight-reel stiffarms, and ankle breaking crossovers. They sift through the streaks, trends, and numbers to often provide us with interesting and little known bits of information about our ... Read More
The Atlanta Braves made two big splashes this past offseason by bringing in brothers B.J. and Justin Upton to patrol the outfield with Jason Heyward. While the younger Justin has gotten off to hot start with his new club, hitting .308 with three home runs and five RBI through the ... Read More
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If you're a fan of ESPN The Magazine you're pretty familiar with the Body Issue, an annual celebration of some of the best bodies in the world of sports. If you're not familiar with it, you can check out photos here. The magazine has also done other themed issues in ... Read More
The Arizona Diamondbacks had seemingly pondered the idea of trading young, talented outfielder Justin Upton forever. Last week it finally happened. Arizona shipped Upton to the Atlanta Braves in a trade that included the super versatile Martin Prado heading the opposite direction. The Braves now boast one of MLB's best ... Read More
The Atlanta Braves have traded Martin Prado, SS Nick Ahmed and right-handed pitchers Randall Delgado and Zeke Spruill for outfielder Justin Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson, per Braves beat writer Mark Bowman. Last season, Justin Upton hit .280 with 17 home runs and 67 RBI's after being named an all-star in ... Read More
Tampa Bay Rays center fielder B.J. Upton began his major league career in 2004, on Aug. 2. His younger brother Justin, a right fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks, made his big league debut in 2007. Also on Aug. 2. Fast forward to 2012 and both were sitting at 99 career home ... Read More
At just 22 years old Mike Stanton has his entire career ahead of him and if what we've seen in his first two seasons is any indication of what we can expect the rest of the way it should be a pretty good one. Before his 22nd birthday he had ... Read More