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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.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 4 (12 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla beat out a potential double-play grounder in the 12th inning Saturday, allowing the go-ahead run to score in Atlanta's 5-4 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Brian McCann and Chris Johnson homered on consecutive pitches Friday, allowing Atlanta to win its sixth straight with a 6-4 decision over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 11, Colorado 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Justin Upton drove in five runs with a pair of homers Thursday, propelling Atlanta to an 11-2 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Atlanta 11, Colorado 3

ATLANTA, July 30 (UPI) -- Freddie Freeman clouted a pair of homers and Brian McCann added a three-run shot Tuesday, powering the Atlanta Braves over Colorado 11-3.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, July 12 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo made a three-run first inning stand up by working seven innings Friday, bringing Cincinnati a 4-2 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Miami 4

MIAMI, July 9 (UPI) -- Julio Teheran surrendered just one earned run over 7 1/3 innings and Justin Upton went 3-for-5 with a homer Tuesday in the Atlanta Braves' 6-4 win over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 7, Miami 1 (14 innings)

MIAMI, July 8 (UPI) -- Justin Upton's tiebreaking two-run double in the 14th inning triggered a six-run outburst Monday that carried the Atlanta Braves over Miami 7-1.
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Justin Upton
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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Justin Upton."
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