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HOUSTON -- When brothers B. Nino Niederreiter Jersey .J. and Justin Upton homered in the same game three times in the first month they played together in Atlanta last year it looked as if their concurrent power displays might be a trend for the Braves. Instead B.J. was soon mired in the worst season of his career and the brothers didnt homer in the same game the rest of the year. They finally picked up their fourth such game on Tuesday night to tie a major league record and lead the Braves to a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. "Both of those guys are so talented," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "They can really change the game. Theyre game-changers and hopefully well continue to get more of those." B.J. Uptons homer was a solo shot off Scott Feldman (3-5) in the third inning that put Atlanta up 2-1. Younger brother Justin connected off Feldman the next inning to push the lead to 3-1. "Both of those runs were big for us and it ended up being the deciding factor," Justin said. "Its always special when we homer in the same night, but for it to get us the win, too, it was really nice." Justin said he didnt know about the record until after the game. B.J. knew they were close, but wasnt sure exactly what they needed to tie the mark. "Anytime you can tie a major league baseball record its definitely pretty cool," B.J. said. "Its cool to say you did it, and were not going to try to break it, but hopefully we do." It was a nice bounce-back game for the brothers, who were coming off a four-game series against Washington in which they went a combined 2 for 27. "All of us, really," Gonzalez said when asked about the Uptons rebounding from their struggles in the last series. "Throughout the course of the season youre going to need everybody firing on all cylinders and we havent done that all year, just in spurts. Maybe this will get us going." Aaron Harang (6-6) allowed two runs and six hits in six innings. Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless ninth for his 22nd save. Houston rookie George Springer hit his team-leading 14th home run and Jose Altuve added two hits to give him a major league-best 105. Former Astro Chris Johnson had two hits and drove in the first run for the Braves. Springer put Houston up 1-0 with his two-out homer to centre field in the first inning. The Braves tied it in the second when Jason Heyward tripled and scored on a double by Johnson. Jason Castro singled with one out in the Houston fourth, Chris Carter walked and Jonathan Villar hit an RBI single. The Astros got a runner to third base with two outs in both the seventh and eighth innings, but stranded them. Springer grounded out the first time and Robbie Grossman struck out in the eighth. "We had our chances. We just were not able to get the big hit," Houston manager Bo Porter said. "We ran the bases well, we got guys on, but at the end of the day, you have to find a way to drive them in. We were not able to do that (Tuesday), and that was the difference in the ball game." Feldman allowed four hits and three runs with five strikeouts in six innings for his third straight loss. Matt Dominguez, rookie Jon Singleton and Grossman continue to struggle at the plate for Houston. Dominguez was 0 for 3 with a walk to extend his slump to 0 for 19, Singleton went 0 for 4 and is 0 for his last 16 and Grossman is 0 for 24 after going 0 for 4 with three strikeouts. Justin Upton had a nifty defensive play for the second out of the eighth inning. He made a long dash from left field to grab a ball hit by Castro down the line in foul territory before spinning around and throwing the ball in. NOTES: Other brothers who have homered in the same game four times are Jeremy and Jason Giambi and Vladimir and Wilton Guerrero. This is the second season the Uptons have played on the same team. ... Gonzalez said that RHP Gavin Floyd, who broke a bone in his throwing elbow on Thursday, will have surgery on Wednesday. Gonzalez said that he isnt sure of the timetable for his return. ... SS Carlos Correa, the No. 1 overall draft pick by Houston in 2012, is expected to be out for an extended time after injuring his right ankle Saturday night playing for Single-A Lancaster. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Correa was in Houston on Tuesday to see a doctor and that he would have more details on his injury on Wednesday. Devan Dubnyk Jersey . Playing in his 19th career final, the second-seeded Tsonga was favourite to win the Open 13 for the third time and to secure an 11th career title, but he struggled with Gulbis attacking approach. Tyler Ennis Jersey . Team officials travelled to Los Angeles on Thursday night to meet with the free agent, a person with knowledge of the plans said.England captain Dylan Hartley is fit and well after coming through his first few minutes of rugby in almost two months. Hartley was knocked unconscious during Englands Six Nations Grand Slam-winning clash with France and, according to Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder, he has been champing at the bit to get going.The hooker came on for Mickey Haywood as his side secured European Champions Cup qualification for next season with a 28-20 Aviva Premiership victory at Gloucesters Kingsholm, scoring three tries through centre George Pisi and two from Wales wing George North. Fly-half Stephen Myler booted 13 points with three penalties and two conversions while all of Gloucesters points came in the first half as replacement full-back Lloyd Evans and flanker Ross Moriarty grabbed tries and Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw, playing in an unaccustomed fly-half role rather than his regular scrum-half position, booted two penalties and two conversions.With Northampton out of the end-of-season Premiership play-offs, Hartleys only chance for a decent run-out before the England tour to Australia will be in the Test match with Wales at the end of this month, which is live on Sky Sports. He has not rushed it and he probably needs a bit more game time to get back up to speed but we are delighted to see him back. Jim Mallinder on Dylan Hartley While Mallinder thought Hartley would rather rest in the summer, joking about sitting in a deckchair, he said: Dylan has been frustrated that he has not been able to play.He has been injured and taken his time. He has not rushed it and he probably needs a bit more game time to get back up to speed but we are delighted to see him back.Mallinderr was left frustrated by Northamptons inability to get into the play-offs. Eric Staal Jersey. He said: It is a satisfying win but we are not getting carried away because we want to finish in the top four.It is the first time in a few years that we have not done that but we have to regroup. You reset your targets and that was to beat Bath and to beat Gloucester and to qualify in fifth position and so we are pleased that we have managed that.The season, with the Premiership starting late due to the Rugby World Cup, was a disruption.It did not help us but if you want to get into the top four, you have got to go away to Worcester, London Irish and Newcastle and you cant be losing by a point or two which is what we did.The first half here was one of our most uncontrolled performances that we have done away from home in the Premiership. I am glad we recovered. George North scored two tries against Gloucester It was a tough way for Gloucester to end their own season, slumping to eighth in the table without qualifying for either the play-offs or the top tier of European Cup rugby.Director of rugby David Humphreys said: For the first 35 minutes, we were playing really well with ambition and accuracy.To build up a 20-point lead, that is time for us to kick on and win the game.Credit to Northampton, they came back but two of their tries came off our lineouts which is disappointing.It is not the reason we lost the game but it is very disappointing to finish the season like that. Also See: Saints seal Champions Cup spot Ella to help England England not finished product Rugby Union on Sky Stitched Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys 2019 Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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