The Braves put themselves back on the right track with a 6-4 win over the Pirates Thursday night Here are three observations from the game:
1. Justin Upton is baseball's Energizer bunny this month
He just keeps going and going and going and going
Both Upton brothers Justin and B.J. sent baseball flying out of PNC Park Thursday night, but it was Justin who stole the show, much as he has the entire early portion of the 2013 season. It was the 25-year-old's ninth home run of the season. That leads the majors. That's also two more home runs than the next closest guy.
To save some significant copy on this matter, there are a few statistical highlights to mention before simply resigning to the fact that the Braves got the better end of their offseason transaction with the Diamondbacks (not to mention Chris Johnson, who is toting an MLB-best .438 batting average) and chalking it up as just another day in the life of the hottest April hitter in baseball. Let's see here:
-- As Mark Bo...