Braves clinch playoff berth

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Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, right, scores on a two-run home run by Freddie Freeman in the ninth inning that gave the Braves a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. The Braves clinched at least at NL wild-card berth. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning to beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. The Braves clinched at least an NL wild-card berth. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones watches his sacrifice fly that scored Jason Heyward during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Standing on third base, Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones reacts along with Braves fans as Freddie Freeman hits a two-run home run to beat the Marlins 4-3 and clinch a wild-card berth for the Braves, at Turner Field in Atlanta on Tuesday , Sept. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Curtis Compton)
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, douses manager Fredi Gonzalez with champagne in the clubhouse after the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game to clinch at least an NL wild-card berth, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)
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Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, facing camera, is embraced by teammate Freddie Freeman after the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game, clinching at least an NL wild-card berth Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, center left, is doused with champagne by teammates in the clubhouse after Freeman hit a home run in the ninth inning as the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game to clinch at least an NL wild-car berth, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)
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Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward, left, pours champagne over Chipper Jones in the clubhouse as the Braves celebrate clinching a playoff berth, after a two-run home run by Freddie Freeman in the ninth inning to beat the Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game at Turner Field in Atlanta on Tuesday , Sept. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Curtis Compton)
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, celebrates while running past first base coach Terry Pendleton after hitting a home run in the ninth inning to beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 to clinch at least an NL wild-card berth for the Braves, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman5
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, left, is doused with water by Eric Hinske after Freeman hit a home run in the ninth inning as the Braves beat the Marlins 4-3 to clinch at least an NL wild-card playoff berth Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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The Atlanta Braves held onto their big lead and locked up a playoff trip with plenty of time to spare. Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to put Atlanta back in the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

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