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St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday runs to a ball hit by Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons during the eighth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. The game was stopped after officials decided Simmons was out on the infield fly rule. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
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St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday runs to a ball hit by Atlanta Braves' Andrelton Simmons during the eighth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. The game was stopped after officials decided Simmons was out on the infield fly rule. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

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