ATLANTA (AP) - Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves extended
retiring manager Bobby Cox's season for at least one game, beating
the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday.
The Braves would win the NL wild card if San Francisco beats San
Diego later in the day. If San Diego won, it would force a pair of
tiebreakers and push the regular season until Tuesday - San Diego
and San Francisco would play Monday to determine the NL West
champion, then the loser would play in Atlanta the next day for the
Hudson (17-9) pitched seven innings and allowed four runs on
only two hits - two-run homers by John Mayberry in the third and
Jayson Werth in the seventh.