Upton hustled down the line, but Miller's throw thwacked into first baseman Willie Bloomquist's glove a full step before the Atlanta outfielder reached the bag. But in the midst of their 16th straight scoreless inning, the Braves lost nothing with the challenge.
Atlanta has now lost three straight challenges after winning eight of its first nine.
Joe Morgan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.