Justin Upton couldn't have picked a better time and place to end his home-run drought than last night inside his old stomping grounds.
|J-Up came back to town last night to dish up some pain.|
Last night, the former Arizona Diamondbacks all-star got sweet, sweet revenge against his former team when he made a triumphant return to Chase Field since being traded to the Atlanta Braves in January by hammering a 440-foot homer over the towering center field wall. The only thing sweeter would've been if the jack landed in the right field bleachers (a.k.a. the section formerly known as "UPTO(W)N")
The epic moonshot, which was J-Up's first since April 27, came in the fourth inning and served some a truckload of extra salt in an already gaping wound as Upton and the rest of the Atlanta Braves destroyed the Diamondbacks in a 10-1 rout. Heck, fellow former D-back Chris Johnson, who was also traded to the ATL from the same trade, got a bit of payback as well with a homer of his own, as well as an RBI hit.
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