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Battery Power: The wait is over, the Braves are world champs

Atlanta won 7-0 to win the World Series over the Astros in six games 

World Series - Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros - Game Six
The Braves claimed the fourth championship in franchise history and the second since moving to Atlanta in 1966.
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For the first time in 26 years, the Braves are world champions.

Behind Max Fried’s gem and home runs from Freddie Freeman, Dansby Swanson and World Series MVP Jorge Soler, Atlanta finished the Astros in six games with a 7-0 victory Tuesday in Houston.

Grant McAuley and Cory McCartney discuss the path to this championship — from the early exits and 90-loss seasons amid a rebuild — and the many obstacles that emerged along the way, Fried’s gem, Freeman solidifying his place in franchise history, Brian Snitker’s story of perseverance and much more.

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