Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

2013 WEEKLY LOG SHORT HOPS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

2013 WEEKLY LOG SHORT HOPS [Derived Headline]

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Monday

Seattle P Felix Hernandez wins the 100th game of his career in a 7-1 win vs. the Astros. Since divisional play began in 1969, Elias reports that only five reached 100 wins at a younger age than Hernandez (27 years, 14 days). Ahead of him: Dwight Gooden (24- 215), Bert Blyleven (25-76), Fernando Valenzuela (26-162), Don Gullett (26-199) and Vida Blue (26-361).

Tuesday

In the second game of a doubleheader in Colorado, brothers B.J. and Justin Upton hit back-to-back home runs for the Braves. While it is the 27th time in major league history that brothers homer in the same game, it marks only the second time they go deep in consecutive ABs -- the first since Pirates greats Lloyd and Paul Waner Sept. 15, 1938.

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Earlier in the day, Justin Upton hits his 10th home run. We bring this up because for a Braves franchise that once boasted the all- time home run king in Hank Aaron, Upton is the fastest to reach 10 homers in club history (19 games). Dale Murphy had held the record of 20 games, set in 1985. …

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