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Today in Marlins History
September 22nd

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1997 Thanks to the Mets beating the Marlins, the Braves, prior to their 3-2 win over the Expos, capture the National League East title. The title is sixth straight division flag for Atlanta, which breaks the major league record.
2002 Greg Maddux pitches seven innings of four-hit ball as the Braves beat the Marlins, 4-1. 'Mad Dog' joins Cy Young as one of only two pitchers in baseball history to win at least 15 games in 15 consecutive seasons.
2011 Leo Nunez is placed on the restricted list by the Marlins without the club listing a reason, but the Associated Press has reported that the Florida closer, whose real name is Juan Oviedo, needs to return to the Dominican Republic to deal with legal issues pertaining to the use of fake identification documents. The 29 year-old right-handed reliever used his childhood friend's identity to receive a more lucrative deal due to being believed only to be 16 years of age instead of 17 when signing his first major league contract.

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