B.J. and Justin Upton collide hard going for fly ball in outfield

Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton (8) and center fielder B.J. Upton (2) collide while catching a fly ball against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton (8) and center fielder B.J. Upton (2) collide while catching a fly ball against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

The Upton brothers, B.J. and Justin, collided violently during the fifth inning of the Braves’ game against the New York Mets. Above is the photo of the “before” — you can see that Justin has that moment of recognition before everything go sour in a hurry.

Check out the collision, and then, below, the reaction of the two who have been playing together their entire lives.

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Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton (8) and center fielder B.J. Upton (2) collide while catching a fly ball against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton (8) and center fielder B.J. Upton (2) collide while catching a fly ball against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

Ouch.

Afterwards, the two showed a little brotherly love. It is not often when two family members are patrolling the same outfield.

A little bro-shove will never hurt anyone. Thankfully, the collision didn’t seem to either.

Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton (2) pushes left fielder Justin Upton (8) react after a play against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Braves center fielder B.J. Upton (2) pushes left fielder Justin Upton (8) react after a play against the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. (Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

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