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Braves win, in playoffs as Wild Card

Entering the regular-season finale tied for the National League Wild Card lead, the Braves pounded Phillies pitching, staved off a late comeback and advanced to the NL Division Series after the Padres fell to the Giants.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4010010.243
1-Bocock, PR-SS0100000.000
Polanco, 3B3000000.298
Romero, J, P0000000.000
Durbin, P0000000.000
c-Sweeney, M, PH-1B1100001.252
Utley, 2B3000000.275
Valdez, W, 2B1111000.258
Howard, 1B2100100.276
Gload, 1B0000000.281
d-Francisco, B, PH1012000.268
Lidge, P0000000.000
Werth, RF3112100.296
Ibanez, LF4000022.275
Victorino, CF4000011.259
Ruiz, C0100000.302
Schneider, C3000021.240
Hamels, P0000000.149
a-Mayberry, PH1112000.333
Oswalt, P0000000.140
Baez, P0000000.000
Zagurski, P0000000.000
Blanton, P0000000.119
b-Dobbs, PH-3B3000020.196
Totals33757285.260
a-Homered for Hamels in the 3rd. b-Grounded out for Blanton in the 6th. c-Reached on error for Durbin in the 8th. d-Doubled for Gload in the 8th.
1-Ran for Rollins in the 8th.
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Infante, 3B5022012.321
Heyward, RF4121121.277
Lee, D, 1B3111203.260
McCann, C4110113.269
Diaz, M, LF4131000.250
McLouth, LF0000100.190
Gonzalez, Al, SS5110017.250
Conrad, 2B4122000.250
Ankiel, CF2110212.232
Hudson, T, P2111002.195
a-Hinske, PH1000011.256
Venters, P0000000.000
Wagner, B, P0000000.000
Totals3481487721.258
a-Struck out for Hudson, T in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Francisco, B (13, Wagner, B).
HR: Mayberry (2, 3rd inning off Hudson, T, 1 on, 1 out), Werth (27, 7th inning off Hudson, T, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Mayberry 4; Rollins; Francisco, B 2; Werth 4; Valdez, W.
RBI: Mayberry 2 (6), Werth 2 (85), Valdez, W (35), Francisco, B 2 (28).
2-out RBI: Valdez, W; Francisco, B 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Francisco, B (8, 3rd base off Wagner, B/McCann), Werth (13, 2nd base off Wagner, B/McCann).
CS: Victorino (6, 2nd base by Hudson, T/McCann).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Werth (Diaz, M at home).
DP: 2 (Dobbs-Howard, Bocock-Valdez, W-Sweeney, M).

BATTING
3B: Heyward (5, Oswalt), Infante (3, Baez).
HR: Lee, D (19, 5th inning off Blanton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Diaz, M 3; Gonzalez, Al; Infante 4; Conrad 2; Lee, D 4; Heyward 4; Hudson, T; Ankiel; McCann.
RBI: Heyward (72), Conrad 2 (33), Hudson, T (4), Infante 2 (47), Lee, D (80), Diaz, M (31).
2-out RBI: Heyward; Hudson, T; Infante 2; Diaz, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, D; Heyward; Hudson, T; Gonzalez, Al; Infante.
SAC: Hudson, T.
GIDP: Lee, D, Gonzalez, Al.
Team RISP: 6-for-18.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ankiel (3, 2nd base off Durbin/Schneider), Heyward (11, 3rd base off Lidge/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Conrad (8, fielding), Infante (16, fielding).
DP: (McCann-Gonzalez, Al).

PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hamels2.00001203.06
Oswalt1.02110102.76
Baez(L, 3-4)0.25440105.48
Zagurski0.100001010.29
Blanton1.04221014.82
Romero, J0.21111003.68
Durbin1.11002103.80
Lidge1.01002102.96
Totals8.014887713.67
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hudson, T(W, 17-9)7.02441322.83
Venters0.21200101.95
Wagner, B(S, 37)1.12111401.43
Totals9.05742823.56
WP: Lidge.
IBB: Werth (by Wagner, B), Ankiel (by Blanton).
HBP: Ruiz (by Hudson, T).
Pitches-strikes: Hamels 30-16, Oswalt 17-11, Baez 19-14, Zagurski 4-3, Blanton 22-11, Romero, J 14-6, Durbin 31-18, Lidge 22-12, Hudson, T 99-62, Venters 13-8, Wagner, B 37-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hamels 2-2, Oswalt 2-0, Baez 0-1, Zagurski 0-0, Blanton 1-1, Romero, J 1-0, Durbin 0-2, Lidge 1-0, Hudson, T 9-7, Venters 2-0, Wagner, B 0-0.
Batters faced: Hamels 7, Oswalt 5, Baez 7, Zagurski 1, Blanton 7, Romero, J 3, Durbin 7, Lidge 5, Hudson, T 25, Venters 4, Wagner, B 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Zagurski 1-0, Durbin 1-1, Wagner, B 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 2:54.
Att: 52,613.
Venue: Turner Field.
October 3, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media