A postgame interview with B.J. Upton
Rays outfielder talks about his power surge in ALDS clincher
B.J., you just hit a third of your home run total in four at bats for the regular season. That's incredible. I don't even know if anyone has ever done that in Division Series history. Was there a secret that you're hiding or were you just kind of waiting for the post season to break out with surprising power? What was going on there?B.J. UPTON: You know, I mean, it's kind of been some fatigue with my shoulder all year. And, I mean, I've been battling it all year. Really this last month or so it's starting to feel good. I kind of got away from my approach. Kind of been up the middle all my career and lately I've been trying to pull the ball too much. Last couple days I've gotten back to my strength and kind of got a couple pitches to hit up in the zone. And basically took advantage of them.
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