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Disputed Ruling Falls the Cardinals’ Way – New York Times


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Disputed Ruling Falls the Cardinals' Way
New York Times
Published: October 5, 2012. ATLANTA — Chipper Jones was driving to the ballpark on Friday when he turned to his parents and told them that for once, he felt none of the nerves that always have churned at the dawn of a postseason with the Atlanta Braves.
Cardinals beat Braves 6-3 in disputed playoffYahoo! Sports
Cardinals advance after win over BravesUSA TODAY
Braves and umps blunder their way to lossESPN (blog)
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Braves rally ends after failed safety bunt – USA TODAY


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Braves rally ends after failed safety bunt
USA TODAY
The Braves' Andrelton Simmons bunted with runners on first and third and veered far into the green grass of the infield. St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina made the right throw…right into the back of the head of Simmons. HIGHLIGHT REEL: Heyward makes
Jason Heyward saves Braves with catchDetroit Free Press

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Lousy call, lousy game, lousy system: A lousy Braves’ exit – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)


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Lousy call, lousy game, lousy system: A lousy Braves' exit
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Why to hate baseball's newly minted play-in game: Because you can be, as the Braves were over the course of six months, the demonstrably better team and still give a performance than fuses the three-error Brooks Conrad game of October 2010 and the Epic

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Roster analysis: Cardinals-Braves – ESPN (blog)


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Roster analysis: Cardinals-Braves
ESPN (blog)
But for this round, teams construct one-game 25-man rosters and then can change for the next round. So the Cardinals, who are starting Kyle Lohse, won't have Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter or Jaime Garcia. The Braves did put Tim Hudson and Mike
Braves keep three starting pitchers for wild-card gameSI.com
Brian McCann will watch Cardinals-Braves wild-card playoff game from benchWashington Post (blog)
Braves' 25-man roster for wild-card game against Cardinals includes 3 starting Fox News
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More day games in Division Series; Braves set WC roster – updated – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

More day games in Division Series; Braves set WC roster – updated
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
If the Braves advance to the Division Series, the first two games would be day games at Turner Field on Sunday (3:07 p.m.) and Monday (4:37 p.m.). Major League Baseball announced starting times for division series games in both leagues through Tuesday.

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Cardinals vs. Braves: Does It Take 5.4 Seconds to Consider Instant Replay? – Bleacher Report


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Cardinals vs. Braves: Does It Take 5.4 Seconds to Consider Instant Replay?
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The Braves protested the call; with replay, it could have easily been overturned in the time it took to clean the field. Even without a replay system in place for this kind of situation, the umpires had time to go look at the replay, see the whole of

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Tom Verducci: One-game wild-card playoffs offer history, excitement — and … – SI.com

Tom Verducci: One-game wild-card playoffs offer history, excitement — and
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This is a historic night in baseball: back-to-back elimination games to begin the postseason, with two teams facing the cold possibility of getting booted from the postseason without ever playing a home game. The format brings guaranteed urgency to the

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NL Wild Card: Braves’ Streak Meets Cardinals’ Stubbornness – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)
NL Wild Card: Braves' Streak Meets Cardinals' Stubbornness
New York Times (blog)
So it should be no surprise if the baseball gods plan a similar fate for the remarkable winning streak of Atlanta Braves' Kris Medlen, who starts the wild card game against the Cardinals on Friday. The Braves have won each of Medlen's last 23 starts, a

Cardinals 6, Braves 3 – San Jose Mercury News

Cardinals 6, Braves 3
San Jose Mercury News
Cardinals 6, Braves 3. The Associated PressAssociated Press. Posted: 10/05/2012 05:44:39 PM PDT. October 6, 2012 12:45 AM GMTUpdated: 10/05/2012 05:44:39 PM PDT. St. Louis @ ± Atlanta @. ab r h bi± @ ab r h bi. Jay cf 4 0 0 0± Bourn cf 5 0 1 1

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