Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

(ATLANTA) – At the end of the day, leaders lead by word and example. And if there was any doubt who the leader of the Atlanta Braves was, Freddie Freeman put that to rest in the last 48 eventful hours. 

The veteran first baseman launched two homeruns, tallied three hits, and drove in four runs to lead the first place Braves to a 5-1 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Suntrust Park. His second homerun of the night, a towering shot to right center, earned his 100thRBI of the season, and a one-out single in the seventh drove in Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, vaulted Freeman into the major league lead with 102 …

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