ATLANTA (AP) - B.J. Upton is excited about the possibility of a family reunion in the Braves' outfield.
He signed a five-year, $75.25 million contract with Atlanta in November. After hearing the Braves may be pursuing a trade with Arizona for his younger brother, Justin Upton, B.J. said on his Twitter account: ``Please don't tease me like this... Would be a dream come true if it happens.''
Braves general manager Frank Wren said Wednesday the team has payroll flexibility to make another move. Wren would not say if the team is pursuing Justin Upton.
The Upton brothers and right fielder Jason Heyward would give the Braves one of baseball's best outfields.
Martin Prado is expected to move from left field to third base to replace Chipper Jones, who has retired.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Twins vs. Blue Jays Pick Can the Toronto Blue Jays win in big fashion when they close out this weekend series with the Minnesota Twins today at 1:07PM...
Thumbnail Braves vs. Giants Prediction The under has been cashing when the Braves and Giants meet up, which will take place again tonight at 9:05PM ET.
Thumbnail Scorching lefties face off in BoSox-Royals tilt With mere weeks remaining in the regular season, familiar names like Chris Sale and Cole Hamels continue to dominate the Cy Young conversation in the...
Thumbnail Cubs' Hammel tries to recover against Dodgers Jason Hammel was almost ripped to shreds last weekend. Having escaped from Colorado’s house of hours, though, will the Cubs’ fourth starter bounce back...
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Nationals Prediction Can the Rockies pull off the upset today in D.C. when they visit the Nationals at 1:05PM ET?
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages

Advertisement