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Diamondbacks clinch playoff spot, home field with win over Marlins

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The Diamondbacks celebrate their first postseason berth since 2011 (Photo courtesy: AP). The Diamondbacks celebrate their first postseason berth since 2011 (Photo courtesy: AP).
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Diamondbacks (90-66) have clinched a spot in the MLB post season and will host the National League wild card game after beating the Marlins Sunday.

J.D. Martinez hit a walk-off double to secure the 3-2 win. It was the first game-winning hit of his career.

The victory clinched the National League Wild Card home game for Arizona, they had wrapped up a playoff spot during Sunday's contest thanks to losses by the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers.  

The Colorado Rockies currently hold a two-game lead for the National League's 2nd Wild Card spot heading into the final week of the season.

The National League Wild Card game will be Wednesday, October 4 at Chase Field.

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David Kelly contributed to this story.

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