Freeman Heading to DL
#Braves Freeman not happy club made decision to put him on DL before talking with him. Still steaming in clubhouse.
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Upton’s ninth-inning homer gives Braves win over Cubs
One brother homers to tie it in the ninth. The other homers to win it.
“We’d never dreamed of being on the same team, much less coming out here and doing that,” B.J. Upton said. “It’s exciting.”
B.J. led off the ninth inning with a homer and Justin followed one out later with another long ball that lifted the Braves past embattled Chicago Cubs closerCarlos Marmol for a 6-5 victory Saturday night.
Another Marmol meltdown hands Braves 6-5 victory
Carlos Marmol‘s role as the Cubs’ closer is over for now.
Marmol gave up a game-tying home run to B.J. Upton leading off the ninth inning and another to brother Justin one out later, giving the Braves a stunning 6-5 victory over the Cubs before a crowd 38,498 at Turner Field.