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Braves' Path to the Postseason: Oct. 1, 2012MLB.com Updated Sep 30, 2012For at least one more day, the Braves kept their hopes for a National League East title alive. Their 6-2 victory against the Mets on Sunday, combined with the Cardinals' 10-4 win over the Nationals, kept Washington's magic number for clinching the divis…Share Tweet
Beltran helps Cards close in on wild-card berthESPN.com Sep 30, 2012Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate for the ninth time in his career and drove in five runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals closed in on the NL's second wild-card berth by beating the Washington Nationals 10-4 Sunday.Share Tweet
Cards' Freese makes first start since MondayMLB.com Sep 30, 2012David Freese, who made a pinch-hit appearance on Saturday, passed all the necessary ankle tests in order to be cleared to return to the Cardinals' lineup on Sunday.Share Tweet
Still resting elbow, Furcal scheduled for checkupMLB.com Sep 30, 2012Rafael Furcal, still recovering from a right elbow strain, sounded hardly optimistic on Sunday that he'd have a chance to return to the club should the Cardinals make a deep postseason run.Share Tweet