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D'Arnaud, Braves rally in 7th, beat Marlins 9-5 to open NLDS

Game 2 of the best-of-five series is on Wednesday in Houston.

HOUSTON — Ronald Acuña Jr. made history with his leadoff homer, Travis d’Arnaud hit a tiebreaking shot in Atlanta’s huge seventh inning and the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-5 in Game 1 of the NL Division Series.

D’Arnaud also doubled and singled in driving in four runs and Dansby Swanson homered during a six-run seventh to help power Atlanta. 

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After shutting out Cincinnati for 22 innings during a two-game sweep in the wild-card round, the Braves relied on their bats in this opener. 

Game 2 of the best-of-five series is on Wednesday in Houston.