NL wild card 2012

The St. Louis Cardinals visited the Atlanta Braves in a winner-take-all wild-card game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Kris Medlen #54 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese (23) picks up a bunted ball hit by Atlanta Braves' David Ross during the third inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. Ross was safe at first base. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Kris Medlen #54 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Atlanta Braves catcher David Ross comes through home plate on teammate Andrelton Simmons' bunt during the fourth inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. Simmons' bunt was ruled out and Ross went back to first base. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Yadier Molina #4 after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Dan Uggla #26 of the Atlanta Braves bobbles a groundball hit by David Freese #23 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals' Adron Chambers, left, crosses home plate after a bad throw from Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (not shown) as Braves catcher David Ross, right, tries to make the catch during the seventh inning of the National League wild card playoff baseball game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals attempts to turn a double play as Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves slides into second base as Dan Uggla #26 is safe at first in the eighth inning during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Jose Constanza #13 of the Atlanta Braves reacts from thrid base after he hits a triple in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Matt Holliday #7 and Pete Kozma #38 of the St. Louis Cardinals react after the ball hits the grass as the infield fly rule is called in the eighth inning on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves looks on in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Umpire Rob Drake reacts after bottles and cups are thrown on the field by fans after the home fans disagree with an infield fly ruling on a ball hit by Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves in the eighth inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Wild Card Game - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 05: Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves breaks his bat as he hits an infield single to extend the game in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card playoff game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Cardinals won 6-3 to advance to the National League Division Series. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

From left to right, St. Louis Cardinals' Victor Marte, Jon Jay, Chris Carpenter and Carlos Beltran celebrate in the locker room after defeating the Atlanta Braves 6-3 in the National League wild card playoff baseball game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

A fan holds a sign after the National League wild card playoff baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Atlanta. The Cardinals won baseball's first wild-card playoff, taking advantage of a disputed infield fly call that led to a protest and fans littering the field with debris to defeat the Braves 6-3. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

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