By Peter Marx
Nick Castellanos went 3-for-5 with three RBI on Tuesday, leading the Phillies to a 7-6 victory in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Braves.
Castellanos was 0-for-7 in a pair of games against the Cardinals in the NL Wild Card round.
But he broke out with a vengeance against the Braves.
The 30-year-old outfielder had three hits, including an RBI single in the opening inning, and a two-run single in the fourth .
He also made a sensational sliding catch in the ninth inning on a William Contreras line-drive to right field, preventing the potential game-tying run from reaching base.
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