A few days ago, the Braves announced that B.J. Upton's jersey would say "Upton Jr." going forward as his way of honoring his father -- Melvin Emanuel "Manny" Upton. Now, Braves GM John Hart has referred to the player as "Melvin," and confirmed that he'll go by "Melvin Upton Jr."
Atlantis Casino in Reno says Washington and L.A. only teams likely to top 90 victories. At the bottom, Phillies and Twins probably won't reach 70. Red Sox jump back to 86. Yankees to have worst season since '92.
Anonymous owners whining about player salaries, parents ruining things for Little Leaguers, an A-Rod obsession and much more in this week's column. Also, Breaking Bad season rankings and an Ace Ventura comment.