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Game Story

There will come a time during the season when something clicks in Justin Upton and all the rest of the Atlanta Braves have to do is hop on and enjoy the ride. Upton went 2 for 4 with five RBI in Atlanta's 11-3 thrashing over reeling Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The Braves have won five straight...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atl 0 1 3 1 5 0 0 0 1 11 14 1
Pit 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Atlanta
Aaron Harang singled to shallow center, Andrelton Simmons scored
ATL 1 - PIT 0
Top 3rd: Atlanta
Justin Upton homered to deep left, Phil Gosselin and Freddie Freeman scored
ATL 4 - PIT 0
Top 4th: Atlanta
Jason Heyward singled to center, Melvin Upton Jr. scored
ATL 5 - PIT 0
Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Neil Walker grounded out to third, Travis Snider scored
ATL 5 - PIT 1
Top 5th: Atlanta
Melvin Upton Jr. singled to right, Chris Johnson scored, Evan Gattis to third, Andrelton Simmons to second
ATL 6 - PIT 1
Jason Heyward singled to shallow right center, Evan Gattis and Andrelton Simmons scored, Melvin Upton Jr. to third
ATL 8 - PIT 1
Justin Upton singled to shallow left center, Melvin Upton Jr. and Jason Heyward scored, Freddie Freeman to second
ATL 10 - PIT 1
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Brandon Cumpton singled to shallow left, Starling Marte scored
ATL 10 - PIT 2
Top 9th: Atlanta
Evan Gattis homered to deep left
ATL 11 - PIT 2
Bottom 9th: Pittsburgh
Ike Davis singled to shallow right, Brent Morel scored, Starling Marte to second
ATL 11 - PIT 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Atlanta

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jason HeywardRF 6 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 .269
Phil Gosselin2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .286
Freddie Freeman1B 3 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 .296
Justin UptonLF 4 1 2 5 1 1 0 0 2 .287
Chris Johnson3B 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .274
Evan GattisC 5 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .277
Andrelton SimmonsSS 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .252
Ramiro PeñaSS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Melvin Upton Jr.CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .209
Aaron HarangP 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 4 .083
David HaleP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063
Totals 41 11 14 11 2 4 9 1 16
Batting
2B - R Pena (4, B Cumpton); B Upton (18, F Liriano)
HR - J Upton (24, 3rd inning off F Liriano 2 on, 0 Out), E Gattis (19, 9th inning off B Cumpton 0 on, 0 Out)
S - A Harang
RBI - J Heyward 3 (50), J Upton 5 (80), E Gattis (48), B Upton (31), A Harang (1)
2-out RBI - J Upton 2, A Harang
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Heyward 1, J Upton 1, C Johnson 2
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - A Simmons (4, 2nd base off F Liriano/R Martin)
Fielding
E - R Pena (7, field)
DP - 1 (R Pena-P Gosselin-F Freeman)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .305
Travis SniderRF-LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .308
Jayson NixRF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .137
Neil Walker2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Russell MartinC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
Brent MorelPR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Starling MarteLF-CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .274
Ike Davis1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .237
Jordy MercerSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263
Francisco LirianoP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094
Brandon CumptonP 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .125
Pedro ÁlvarezPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .230
Totals 35 3 9 3 0 0 4 0 12
Batting
2B - T Snider (8, A Harang); R Martin (13, A Harang)
S - F Liriano
RBI - N Walker (52), I Davis (39), B Cumpton (1)
2-out RBI - B Cumpton
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Harrison 1, P Alvarez 1
GIDP - A McCutchen
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - J Mercer (9, field)

Pitching

Atlanta

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Aaron Harang(W, 10-7) 8.1 9 3 3 0 4 0 1.40 3.50
David Hale 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.41 3.01

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco Liriano(L, 3-10) 4.0 10 9 7 3 4 1 1.35 4.18
Brandon Cumpton 5.0 4 2 2 1 5 1 1.44 5.01
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - A Harang 114-77; D Hale 7-3; F Liriano 88-55; B Cumpton 74-52
Ground balls-fly balls - A Harang 12-7; D Hale 1-1; F Liriano 8-2; B Cumpton 5-4
Batters faced - A Harang 34; D Hale 2; F Liriano 26; B Cumpton 20
Game Details
Game Time: 2:50.
Umpires: HP--Vic Carapazza. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Larry Vanover. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 84 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 27,033.