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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left,  gets hugged by teammate Jason Heyward, after driving in the winning run with a two-run base hit in the ninth inning of a baseball game  against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Aug. 15,  2011 in Atlanta.  Atlanta won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left, gets hugged by teammate Jason Heyward, after driving in the winning run with a two-run base hit in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 in Atlanta. Atlanta won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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