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Your "How Hurt Is Billy Wagner" Braves/Giants Open Thread

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Atlanta thinks it has the momentum, even before they figured out whether Billy Wagner was operable. Pat Burrell is evoking non-narcotic, promised-land comparisons to Barry Bonds in San Francisco.

That's all well and good, but here's what's worth thinking about before the game starts: Atlanta was really good at home his season (56-25) while San Francisco was five games over .500 on the road. Tim Hudson has four more wins, the same number of losses and .24 fewer ERA points than Jonathan Sanchez.

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Probably doesn't mean much in the playoffs, though. Or does it?

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