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Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, right, and Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton stand in the dugout as Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli strikes out the side to preserve a 3-1 Pirates' win during a baseball game in Pittsburgh Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, right, and Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton stand in the dugout as Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli strikes out the side to preserve a 3-1 Pirates' win during a baseball game in Pittsburgh Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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