Battling cold weather and carrying the weight of a three-game losing streak, the Braves jumped all over the Rockies in Tuesday's doubleheader, winning 4-3 and 10-2, respectively. Here are three observations from the day's action:
1. Uptons are making history again
Back in 1938, when Paul and Lloyd Waner nicknamed "Big Poison" and "Little Poison", respectively, for what it's worth were patrolling the outfield of the expansive Forbes Field, then the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, home runs came at a much higher premium. The two brothers combined to hit just 140 homers in their 38 seasons. But they did hit back-to-back fence-clearing shots one September day against the Giants and no brothers had matched the feat ever since.
Until Justin and B.J. Upton Tuesday night.
With zero outs in the top of the fifth inning, B.J., the older of the two Upton brothers, stepped to the plate to send one out over the left field fence. It was his third home run in what has been a contentious sta...