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Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
The Marlins have not had a winning season since 2009, and they've finished last in the National League East three straight years.
New York Mets starter Jonathon Niese pitches against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York.
It has been more than 20 years, so it is worth remembering the bill of goods that was sold to fans when the wild card was implemented to give baseball an additional round of playoffs, and strip away the necessity of actually finishing in first place in order to play in October.
The Atlanta Braves spent much of this season in first place in the NL East, but their struggles in the second half, combined with a surge from the Washington Nationals , has them hoping to stay competitive for a Wild Card spot.
With that said, let's look at the top five prospects that Braves fans will have to continue to wait to see in Atlanta.
Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.
Terry Collins called the injury a 'small strain' and said Murphy, who expected to be examined by a doctor before Tuesday's game, could possibly play Wednesday.
In the opening of their three-game set in Queens, the Mets held on to defeat the Braves by a score of 3-2.
Alex Wood wants to be known as an elite pitcher, and Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez believes he has the tools to accomplish that goal.
Gammo said they're not trading the guy anyway. Then again, it was in the middle of claiming Loria was great for baseball in Florida, so.
Roger Federer, above, is 19-2 since the French Open and has reached four consecutive finals, and he will not have to face Rafael Nadal at the U.S. Open after the Spaniard withdrew.
The Braves have expressed the desire to limit left-hander Alex Wood to an inning count around 175 as the 23-year-old goes through his first full Major League season.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:23 pm
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