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Upton's grand slam lifts Braves past Dodgers 8-5
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Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton (8) celebrates with teammates Jordan Schafer (17) and Andrelton Simmons (19) after hitting a grand slam in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 17, 2013 in Atlanta. Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis looks on at right. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Justin Upton gave Atlanta the lead with a sixth-inning grand slam and the Braves finally unveiled their full-strength lineup, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 on Friday night. Upton drove in five runs hitting behind Jason Heyward, who had two hits with a RBI in his first game back after having his appendix removed April 22. It was the first time this season the Braves had Heyward in the lineup along with catcher Brian McCann, who missed the first 30 games while recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.