Normally when there’s word that an injured starter is beginning to progress and will resume workouts soon, it is great news. The fan base breathes a huge sigh of relief and the mental calendar is noted when the hero is expected to return.
Unfortunately for the Atlanta Braves and Braves fans, the Melvin Upton situation is not normal. I’m sure when many Braves fans heard that Upton received clearance to begin ramping up activites on Friday, they didn’t breathe at all. All good things must come to an end, the old cliche goes.
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