SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jorge Soler gave the Braves the lead with a double with one out in the 10th to reach four RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 10-8 on Saturday night, with it which retained its advantage at the divisional peak.
The Braves stayed a game and a half ahead of the Philadelphia Phillies. Incidentally, they officially left the Padres out of the postseason.
San Diego was one out away from the win, but Eddie Rosario leveled the score with a single off Major League saves leader Mark Melancon seeking his 39th save.
Cuban Soler, who had hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, came next to sentence the biggest collapse in Padres history. He hit his two-corner hit off Daniel Hudson (5-3).
Ozzie Albies added a sacrifice fly.
San Diego, led by Dominican stars Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado, and with a payroll of more than $ 170 million, had a one-game lead on Sept. 9 in the bid for the second wild-card spot to the postseason. in the National League.
He then plunged into a failure that deprived him of what would have been his second straight playoff appearance.
Dominican Richard Rodríguez (5-4) resolved the ninth chapter and Will Smith processed the tenth perfectly to reach 34 saves.
For the Braves, the Cuban Soler of 5-3 with two runs scored and four produced. Puerto Rican Rosario 5-2 with a push. The Dominican Huascar Yona 2-0. Venezuelans Ehire Adrianza 1-0, Orlando Arcia without an official turn but with one scored.
For the Padres, the Dominicans Tatis Jr. 40, Machado 5-1 with a run scored and four RBIs.