Justin Upton’s prescription: no swings, home mattress
ANAHEIM ― Justin Upton played nine innings in left field for the Angels on Monday. He collected one hit and one stiff back that grew worse as the game went on. He did not swing a bat for three days, then returned to the lineup Friday night against t
ANAHEIM ― Justin Upton played nine innings in left field for the Angels on Monday. He collected one hit and one stiff back that grew worse as the game went on. He did not swing a bat for three days, then returned to the lineup Friday night against the Minnesota Twins. Upton, 33, is hopeful. He was batting just .194 at the time of the injury but believes his timing hasn’t drifted too far since spring training, when he batted .357. “We’re looking at things, making adjustments, and star...

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