NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves is congratulated by Justin Upton #8 after hitting a two-run homer in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on May 24, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.
You go on long road trips, they can wear on you ... It's definitely good to sweep the homestand, so hopefully we can take that to the road.
We've been slow out of the gate as an offense [over the past three games], and [the pitching staff has] been able to keep us in the ballgame and keep runs off the board ... That's important in giving us a shot to win.More quotes »
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