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The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted by Pete Kozma and Yadier Molina after Craig scoring in the fourth inning on a David Freese sacrifice fly. (Oct. 5, 2012)

NL Wild Card Game: Cardinals vs. Braves

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-3 in the National League wild card play-in game Friday at Turner Field.

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday and Pete
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday and Pete Kozma react after a lazy fly ball falls in in the eighth inning during the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. The infield fly rule was called on the play, and the batter was ruled out. (Oct. 5, 2012)

An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are
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An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are thrown on the field by Atlanta Braves' fans who disagreed with an infield fly ruling on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons in the eighth inning of the National League wild card game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 5, 2012)

An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are
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An umpire reacts after bottles and cups are thrown on the field by Atlanta Braves' fans who disagreed with an infield fly ruling on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons in the eighth inning of the National League wild card game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday celebrates with
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday celebrates with Yadier Molina after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning during the National League wild card game against the Atlanta Braves. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez argues an infield
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez argues an infield fly ruling in the eighth inning with third base umpire Jeff Nelson and left field umpire Sam Holbrook while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, left, reacts
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Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, left, reacts after a throwing error during the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla bobbles a
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Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla bobbles a groundball hit by St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese in the seventh inning of the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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The Atlanta Braves' Jose Constanza reacts from thrid
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The Atlanta Braves' Jose Constanza reacts from thrid base after hitting a triple in the seventh inning of the National League wild card playoff game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Adron Chambers, left, crosses
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Adron Chambers, left, crosses home plate after a bad throw from Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons as Braves catcher David Ross, right, tries to make the catch during the seventh inning of the National League wild card playoff game. (Oct. 5, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is unable
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday is unable to make a catch on a Jason Heyward double in the seventh inning of the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted by teammates after scoring in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by David Freese during the National League wild card playoff game against the Atlanta Braves. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones walks to
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Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones walks to the dugout before taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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The Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons is hit in
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The Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons is hit in the head by the ball and called out for running out of the base path on a throw by Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse in the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted by teammates after scoring in the fourth inning during the National League wild card playoff game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted
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The St. Louis Cardinals' Allen Craig is greeted by Pete Kozma and Yadier Molina after Craig scoring in the fourth inning on a David Freese sacrifice fly. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves fans hold a sign during the
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Atlanta Braves fans hold a sign during the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game between the Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez talks with home
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Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez talks with home plate umpire Jeff Kellogg after Andrelton Simmons was hit in the head by the ball and called out for running inside the base path on a throw by St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse in the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse fields the
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse fields the ball and throws out Atlanta Braves outfielder Michael Bourn at first base in the fifth inning of the National League wild card playoff game at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday rounds the
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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning during the National League wild card playoff game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese hits
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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese hits a sacrifice fly, bringing in teammate Allen Craig, during the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff game against the Atlanta Braves. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones walks back
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Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones walks back to the dugout after flying out in the sixth inning of the National League wild card playoff game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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