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Kate Upton lobbies for Justin Upton to play in MLB's All-Star Game

Kate Upton lobbies for Justin Upton to play in MLB's All-Star Game

ATLANTA, July 9 (UPI) --Kate Upton took to Twitter Monday to lobby for the upcoming MLB All-Star Game to be "kept in the family."
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Braves defeat Astros 4-0

Alex Wood was tremendous in his return to the Braves rotation, and Atlanta blanked the Houston Astros 4-0 on Wednesday.

Braves beat Astros 3-2

B.J. Upton and Justin Upton hit early solo homers off Scott Feldman and the Atlanta Braves held off the Houston Astros, 3-2, in the opener of a three-game series.
Brewers stomp the Braves

Brewers stomp the Braves

Kyle Lohse pitched eight strong frames to win his sixth consecutive decision and Mark Reynolds belted a first-inning grand slam to guide the Brewers to a 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Atlanta Braves defeat the Brewers 5-0

Julio Teheran followed up his worst outing of the season with a gem, going the distance to help the Atlanta Braves to a 5-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-3

Jason Heyward went 3-for-4, scored two runs and stole a pair of bases and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 9-3, in the opener of a four-game set.
St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta 4-3

St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta 4-3

The St. Louis Cardinals hang on for a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves to open a three-game set.

Atlanta Braves defeat Cincinnati 5-4

Justin Upton smacked a three-run homer in the first inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of a three-game set.
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.
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Arizona Diamondbacks rightfielder Justin Upton misplays a ball off the bat of St. Louis Cardinals Cesar Izturis in the fourth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2008. The hit resulted in a RBI triple. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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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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