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Gattis Powers Braves Past Pirates 6-4

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis connected for a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 on Thursday night. Atlanta brothers B.J. and Justin Upton […]

92.9 The Game–04/18/2013

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Justin Upton Leads Braves to 9th Win In a Row Over Nats 9-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget about last year. This season, the Atlanta Braves are looking very much like the team to beat in the NL East. Justin Upton and Andrelton Simmons homered, and the Braves cruised […]

92.9 The Game–04/14/2013

Atlanta Braves v Miami Marlins

Gattis, Minor lead Braves past Marlins 8-0

MIAMI (AP) — The Atlanta Braves’ latest victory was especially splashy: Evan Gattis’ three-run homer landed in the nightclub swimming pool beyond the left-field fence. Two batters later, Juan Francisco homered off the upper-deck facade […]

92.9 The Game–04/11/2013

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Justin Upton, Maholm Help Braves Beat Marlins 2-0

  MIAMI (AP) — Justin Upton is hitting enough for an entire team. The slugging outfielder went 4 for 4, including his sixth home run, and Paul Maholm allowed one hit in seven innings to […]

92.9 The Game–04/08/2013

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Braves Beat Phillies 9-2 Behind Freeman, Upton

  ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves knocked around Cole Hamels in the opener, then chased Roy Halladay in the fourth inning on Wednesday night. They have six homers through two games against the Philadelphia […]

92.9 The Game–04/04/2013

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Braves’ New-look Lineup Shows Power Potential

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves didn’t wait long to show off their new power game. Home runs by Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla and newcomer Justin Upton led the Braves to a season-opening 7-5 win […]

92.9 The Game–04/02/2013

Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves

Braves Hit 3 Homers Off Hamels, Beat Phillies 7-5

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits, including the first of three Atlanta home runs Monday night, and the Braves beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on opening […]

92.9 The Game–04/01/2013

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Justin Upton Hits Mammoth HR, Braves Beat Miami

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Upton hit one of the longest home runs ever seen at Atlanta’s spring training complex, a towering drive that cleared the grass berm beyond left field, as the Braves defeated […]

92.9 The Game–02/25/2013

BJ and Justin Upton at a recent Hawks game. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

BJ and Justin Upton Excited to Be With Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — B.J. and Justin Upton played on the same baseball team just once growing up, a travel squad in Virginia that also included future big leaguers David Wright and Ryan Zimmerman. Now […]

92.9 The Game–02/15/2013

Toronto Raptors v Atlanta Hawks

Braves Introduce Newest Upton

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Cunningham An excited Justin Upton rolled into Turner Field with brother B.J. and the rest of his family on Tuesday as the Atlanta Braves introduced the newest addition to its potent […]

92.9 The Game–01/31/2013