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Astros beat the Braves in spring training

Astros beat the Braves in spring training

Dexter Fowler crossed the plate twice and had three hits as the Houston Astros defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-5 in spring training Monday.
Braves beat Mets in Game Two

Braves beat Mets in Game Two

Justin Upton hit a solo home run that helped the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win over the New York Mets in Grapefruit League action.

MLB: NY Yankees 7, Atlanta 4

Brian McCann went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI as the New York Yankees downed the Atlanta Braves, 7-4, in Grapefruit League play.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Cameron Rupp rapped a two-run single in the first inning Saturday and Philadelphia survived a late scare to come away with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Milwaukee 2

ATLANTA, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Andrelton Simmons singled home Justin Upton with two outs in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday, boosting the Atlanta Braves over Milwaukee 3-2.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Justin Upton's two-run homer put Atlanta in front in the sixth inning Wednesday and the Braves moved to the brink of a division title by downing Washington 5-2.

MLB: San Diego 4, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Logan Forsythe finished off a late surge with a tiebreaking single in the eighth Friday, sending San Diego to a 4-3 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Miami 1

MIAMI, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Freddie Freeman marked his 24th birthday Thursday with three hits, including a home run, while pacing the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 win over the Miami Marlins.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Miami 2

MIAMI, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Evan Gattis triggered a big fourth inning with a two-run double Monday and the Atlanta Braves went on to post a 5-2 win over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Cleveland 1

ATLANTA, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the third Thursday and Atlanta made that blast stand up for a 3-1 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Washington 2 (10 innings)

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Justin Upton hit a one-out home run in the 10th inning Friday to give Atlanta its third straight win with a 3-2 decision over Washington.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Miami 0

ATLANTA, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Home runs by Justin Upton and Chris Johnson brought Atlanta four runs in the first inning and the Braves rolled to their 14th straight win, 5-0 over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Jason Heyward singled home the go-ahead score in a three-run eighth Wednesday and Atlanta extended its winning streak to 13 games by downing Washington 6-3.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Justin Upton clouted a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning Monday, lifting the Atlanta Braves over Washington 3-2 for an 11th straight win.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Alex Wood yielded only two hits over six innings Sunday and the Atlanta Braves cruised to a 4-1 decision over Philadelphia for a 10th straight win.
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Justin Irvin Upton (born August 25, 1987 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American Major League Baseball right fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was selected first overall by the Diamondbacks in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft. Justin is considered a 5 tool player, acknowledged for having hitting prowess as well as solid fielding capabilities. Justin and his brother B.J. of the Tampa Bay Rays are the only brothers in Major League Baseball to ever be selected in the number one and two slots of a first round draft.

He was previously an all-district shortstop for Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and was awarded the AFLAC National High School Player of the Year Award. He is also the brother of Tampa Bay Rays center fielder B.J. Upton, who was taken at the number two pick in the 2002 draft.

In his first professional season he played for Class-A South Bend Silver Hawks. He began 2007 with the Class-A Advanced Visalia Oaks, but was promoted to the AA Mobile BayBears after hitting .341 with 5 home runs for the Oaks in April.

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