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"If I'm able to go out there and throw 40 saves, there's a great chance the Braves Vibram Five Fingers Bikila going to the playoffs," he said in his first day with the team. As it turned out, 37 was enough to help the Braves make their first postseason since 2005. Wagner and the Braves will face San Francisco in an NL division series, beginning Thursday. Wagner struck out the side in the ninth inning for the save in Sunday's 8-7 win against Philadelphia Christian Louboutin Boots the Braves earned the NL wild card. Manager Bobby Cox's retirement after the season has been the big story in Atlanta. The 38-year-old Wagner also is calling it quits after the season, and he already has a memorable final regular-season game. Wagner notched his 422nd save, fifth on the career list and only Christian Louboutin Pumps behind John Franco's record 424 for left-handers. It wasn't easy, because a rocky eighth inning preceded the dominant ninth. The Phillies scored three runs off Jonny Venters and Wagner in the eighth. After allowing an RBI single by Wilson Valdez and pinch-hitter Ben Francisco's two-run double, Wagner struck out Raul Ibanez Christian Louboutin Sandals strand runners on second and third. Wagner realized how close he came to losing the lead and blowing more than the save. A loss could have left a bitter final memory for his career. "Don't think that didn't run through my head out there, you screw this up and you have to go home and always be a goat," Wagner said.
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