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Braves clinch playoff bid on Freeman's walk-off

Braves clinch playoff bid on Freeman's walk-off

ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Sep 25, 2012
Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Atlanta Braves back in the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
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  • Chipper intends to play in remaining home games

    Chipper intends to play in remaining home games

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2012
    Down to the final regular-season homestand of his career, third baseman Chipper Jones intends to play in all six of the Braves' games against the Marlins and Mets this week.
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  • Bourn's return to lineup pegged for Wednesday

    Bourn's return to lineup pegged for Wednesday

    MLB.com Sep 25, 2012
    Michael Bourn was forced to wait one more day before getting a chance to return to the Braves' starting lineup.
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  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 00:52

    Highlight Of The Night

    Sep 25
    Braves walk off on Freddie Freeman's two-run homer, clinching playoff spot, and winning 22nd straight game started by Kris Medlen.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Even after Monday debacle, NFL holding firm in referee negotia…

    Sep 25
    Representatives of the National Football League, including commissioner Roger Goodell and chief legal council Jeff Pash, were locked in negotiations Tuesday afternoon with representatives of the locked-out NFL Referees Association in New York City, a so…
  • Peter King: Lack of communication ultimately led to embarrassing Monday ga…

    Sep 25
    "Grand Larceny: Packers Get Robbed of Win in Seattle.'' -- Headline in this morning's Oshkosh (Wis.) Northwestern
  • Don Banks: NFL's "Get it right'' approach is desperately needed now

    Sep 25
    When it comes to the man-made disaster that unfolded in the end zone Monday night in Seattle, has anything in the way of NFL controversies ever felt so entirely inevitable and utterly avoidable, all at the same time?
  • The Sports Guy's Mailbox: Anti-Replacement Refs Edition

    Sep 25
    A sampling of the responses that trickled into my e-mail over a three-hour span last night, from 8:08 p.m. PDT until 11:15 p.m. PDT, in order from whe...