ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann hit a game-winning homer with help
from video replay, giving the Atlanta Braves a stunning 7-6 victory
over the Florida Marlins on Sunday.
Pinch-hitter Matt Diaz tied the game with a two-run homer off
Leo Nunez (4-3) after Brooks Conrad led off the ninth with a walk.
Nunez retired the next two hitters, then McCann drove a 1-2 pitch
toward the wall in right.
The ball bounced back onto the field, and the umpires initially
ruled it was still in play. McCann stopped at second and began
arguing that his hit cleared the wall.
The umpires conferred, then looked at a replay which clearly
showed the ball struck the top of the wall and went over - then hit
a back wall and ricocheted onto the field.