Braves Topple Brew Crew at Home

Atlanta won for the seventh time in eight games in a late playoff push. The Braves started the day four and a-half games behind San Diego in the wild-card race and five and a-half back of the Mets in the NL East. New York topped Florida 7-6 in 11 innings.

Rookie Manny Acosta pitched a scoreless seventh for his first win in the majors. He's 1-and-1. Rafael Soriano worked the ninth to earn his ninth save in 12 chances.

Claudio Vargas drops to 11-and-5 with the loss.

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