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Upton doesn't start but delivers triple

Updated: June 29, 2010, 10:48 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Tamp Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon said he did not take B.J. Upton out of the starting lineup on Tuesday night because of the outfielder's confrontation with teammate Evan Longoria in the dugout Sunday.

Upton entered the game against the Boston Red Sox in the eighth inning as a pinch-hitter, and he tripled.

Upton and Longoria had to be separated after Upton failed to run hard after a ball in left-center field during the Rays' 2-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Longoria said ...

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