Phillies Vs. Braves: Philly Gets A Run Back, Braves Up 3-2

Ooh. It's getting interesting again.

Hudson sailed into the seventh, but he allowed a Raul Ibanez double and an infield hit to Placido Polanco with one out. Hudson does throw a pretty nasty sinker, though, and he got Carlos Ruiz to hit a double play ball ... that shortstop Jack Wilson booted. What would have been a sure double play ended up as a run for the Phillies to cut their deficit to 3-2.

Wilson was acquired from the Seattle Mariners last month, so he'd be quite the convenient scapegoat. Remember, earlier he struck out with a runner at third and one out. He was on the train to goatsville if the Phillies took the lead because of his error. Goatsville does stop in Seattle for an afternoon, where passengers can get out and enjoy some shopping before going back to goatsville. That train line is how Wilson got to Atlanta.

But Eric O'Flaherty came in to relieve Hudson, and when Hudson left the mound, he stared at Wilson and offered a fist-pump of encouragement. O'Flaherty got Shane Victorino to ground into a double play to end the top of the seventh and preserve the lead.

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