Freddie Freeman’s walkoff homer sends the Braves to the playoffs

Everyone remembers last year's epic Atlanta Braves collapse that kept them home in October. What you might *not* remember is that in the final game of the year where the Braves were officially eliminated, a Freddie Freeman double play was the last play of the year that officially put the final nail in Atlanta's coffin. On Tuesday, the Braves clinched a playoff berth (just their second in seven years, amazingly enough) and it was Freeman who pushed them into the postseason with a walkoff two-run homer that sent Atlanta to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins. And predictably, the runner on base that scored on Freeman's homer? The retiring Chipper Jones. Sweet, sweet poetic justice…

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I hate your favorite team. I also sort of hate most of my favorite teams.