Braves offer free tickets to Hurricane Irma evacuees

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Freeman cut into the Marlins' lead with his 25th homer in the fourth inning, sending a drive into the seats behind the left-center field fence.

"We haven't been playing that great the last few days and to have a chance and not get the win makes it that much tougher", Ziegler said.

Rex Brothers (3-3) struck out the side in the ninth to earn the win.

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Braves rookie left-hander Sean Newcomb gave up three runs and four hits in the first. Offensively, Dee Gordon leads the Marlins with 170 hits and 26 RBI while Marcell Ozuna and Christian Yelich have combined for 317 hits and 181 RBI.

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Miami could get first baseman Justin Bour back in the lineup as soon as this weekend. He has been out since July 25. Braves C Tyler Flowers, on the DL since August 30 with a bruised left wrist, was 1-for-4. Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves offered free entry to the team's Thursday night (Sept. 7) game against the Miami Marlins for those who were ordered to evacuate their homes.

"Displaced residents under evacuation orders can come to the Braves ticket office on the day of the game, show their valid state I.D. and receive a complimentary ticket".

The same goes for residents of the Georgia and SC counties that are now under evacuation. Conley is 3-1 with a 3.13 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Braves.

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Ichiro Suzuki hit his 2,500th career single in the ninth, when the Marlins scored four runs.

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