Taking three cuts after the Braves' 2-0 win over the Marlins in Miami on Monday.
1. Justin Upton took his fireworks display on the road
After hitting five home runs in six games at home, Upton continued to put on a show in his first days in a Braves uniform as he went 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, two singles and he scored the game's only runs.
Facing Kevin Slowey in the sixth inning, he took a 1-0 four-seam fastball and sent it to left field, where it careened off a pole above the 401-foot sign. That homer made him just the second player in history to hit six in his first seven games with a team, joining Jack Cust, who did it with the Athletics in 2007.
I knew I got that one right away, Upton said. It was a fastball in I got the barrel on it and I knew from the get-go.
He's also the first to reach six HRs this fast since Alex Rodriguez in '07 and is the only Brave to ever do it.
Amazingly, Upton is just 11 away from equaling his total from last year (17), with the seaso...