ATLANTA (AP) - Vance Worley combined with four relievers on a three-hitter and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the punchless Braves 7-0 Saturday to drop Atlanta into a tie for the NL wild-card spot.
Atlanta's loss and San Diego's 4-2 win over San Francisco left the Braves and Padres tied for the wild card with one game left in the regular season. The Braves' hopes of advancing to the postseason in Bobby Cox's final season as manager will be on the line against the Phillies on Sunday.
Atlanta's Tim Hudson is scheduled to face Cole Hamels. Phillies manager Charlie Manuel, preparing his rotation for the playoffs, told The Associated Press on Saturday that Hamels will pitch only two innings.