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  • 3 teams, 2 NL playoff spots going to final day

    Three teams, two NL playoff spots open, one day left in the regular season. A look at the NL West and wild-card scenarios as the San Francisco Giants (91-69), San Diego Padres (90-71) and Atlanta Braves (90-71) head into Sunday's games:

  • Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, left, gets a kiss from his wife Pam during a ceremony to honor him before a baseball game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in Atlanta. Cox is retiring after the season, his 29th as a major league manager, including 25 with the Braves. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Braves give Cox new car, cruise in pregame tribute

    Bobby Cox reached behind his sunglasses to dab his eyes a few times on Saturday as the Atlanta Braves paid tribute to their longtime manager.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen pumps his fist after Atlanta Braves' Rick Ankiel grounds out for the final out during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. The Nationals beat the Braves 4-2.

    Nationals put damper on Braves' playoff hopes

    Take away the walks, and maybe the Atlanta Braves throw a shutout. Or get just one hit when there are a couple of men on base, and the Braves almost certainly win.

  • Braves summon minor leaguer to start Phils opener

    The Atlanta Braves have summoned a minor league pitcher who's never been in the majors to start the opener of a key three-game series at Philadelphia.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals' Justin Maxwell hits a grand slam in the second inning of a Major League Baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.

    Maxwell's grand slam leads Nats to series win in Atlanta

    Light-hitting Justin Maxwell's grand slam off rookie Mike Minor in the second inning powered the last-place Washington Nationals over Atlanta 4-2 Wednesday and sent the Braves to only their second home series loss this season.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington Nationals starting pitcher Livan Hernandez (61) follows through with a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010.

    Hernandez does it all as Nationals top Braves

    Livan Hernandez homered and limited Atlanta to five hits in eight innings Tuesday night to help the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 win over the Braves, ending a six-game losing streak.

  • St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter (29) works in the first inning of a Major League Baseball game against he Atlanta Braves in Atlanta, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Six-run sixth carries Braves to much-needed win

    The Atlanta Braves scored six runs in the sixth inning, sending 10 hitters to the plate and taking advantage of a dropped fly ball by right fielder Jon Jay to rally for a much-needed 8-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

  • No tribute for Cox from Marlins

    Retiring Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has received an assortment of going-away gifts this year from other teams, including a Wrigley Field seat and an autographed Stan Musial photo.

  • Freeman to start in first game for Braves

    The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves have put touted prospect Freddie Freeman in the starting lineup for his major league debut.

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