Atlanta (96-66) finished with its best record since also winning 96 games in 2004. After the victory, players gathered for a photo around a 2013 banner that was placed on a stand in front of the mound.
Julio Teheran (14-8) allowed four runs in five innings. Zach Miner (0-2), who began his career in the Braves' organization, gave up five runs on seven hits and three in only 2 1-3 innings.
CARDINALS 4, CUBS 0
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched home-field advantage throughout the National League playoffs when they beat the Chicago Cubs for their sixth straight win.
With the top seed, the NL Central champions will host the wild-card winner in Game 1 of the best-of-five division series on Thursday.
Joe Kelly (10-5) pitched 5 1-3 innings of three-hit ball. The Cardinals matched their longest winning streak of the season and finished 97-65, their most since reaching 100 in 2005.
The Cubs finished last in the Central at 66-96. Jeff Samardzija (8-13) got the loss.
GIANTS 7, PADRES 6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence singled home the winning run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the San Francisco Giants over San Diego.
Francisco Peguero hit his first career home run leading off the ninth to tie it as Huston Street (2-5) blew his second save in 35 chances.
Pence drove in three runs. Jedd Gyorko hit a grand slam for the Padres and Nick Hundley homered.
Sergio Romo (5-8) pitched the ninth for the win.
The Giants, who last season won their second World Series title in three years, finished 76-86 and tied for third with the Padres, 16 games behind the NL West champion Dodgers.
DIAMONDBACKS 3, NATIONALS 2
PHOENIX (AP) — A.J. Pollock beat out a run-scoring infield single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Washington manager Davey Johnson into retirement with a loss.
The Diamondbacks scratched out a pair of runs off Ryan Mattheus (0-2) in the eighth to finish the season at 81-81.
David Hernandez (5-6) pitched a perfect eighth and Brad Ziegler closed out the ninth for his 13th save.
Washington failed in the final game of a career by Johnson that spanned six decades, but still finished 11 games above .500 at 86-76. The Nationals won the NL East last season.
METS 3, BREWERS 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Young Jr. won the NL stolen base crown and helped the New York Mets rally when Milwaukee botched two bunts in the eighth inning.
Young swiped two bases in the first, scored on a shallow sacrifice fly and later threw out a runner at the plate from left field. He began the day tied for the NL lead in steals at 44 with Milwaukee shortstop Jean Segura, who sat out for the 10th time in 11 games because of a strained right hamstring.
Vic Black (3-0) pitched a hitless inning nd Frank Francisco struck out two for his first save since Sept. 1 last year. Brandon Kintzler (3-3) got the loss.
Before the game, former Mets slugger Mike Piazza was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame during a 30-minute ceremony on the field.