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Justin Upton loves playing for a team with so many sluggers. Now in his third week with the Atlanta Braves, Upton looks around the clubhouse and sees a solid starting rotation, a dependable bullpen and power -- lots and lots of power. ''It's fun when you can do that,'' Upton said. ''But our goal is to go out and play good baseball every night, pitch well, play good defense, put together good at-bats and we've been able to do that so far.'' Upton, Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Braves win their 10th in a row with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Atlanta's 10-game winning streak is its longest since the club won 15 consecutive from April 15-May 2, 2000. The Braves are 12-1 and off to their best start since they began the 1994 season 13-1. Eric O'Flaherty (3-0) allowed one hit and struck out two in a scoreless eighth for the win in relief. Heyward's se...
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