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Derrek Lee, World Series Champ, Says Wild Card 'Is The Way To Go'

Now that's the spirit:

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Lee, 34, won a World Series with the 2003 Florida Marlins, where he was part of an infield that also had shortstop Alex Gonzalez, another Braves midseason acquisition.

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That Florida team qualified as a wild card like these Braves, who open their National League Division Series at San Francisco on Thursday night against the West Division champion Giants.

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"Going in as the wild card is the way to go," Lee said Wednesday after the Braves' off-day workout at AT&T Park.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.