Saturday, August 2, 2014
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It's the Reds

ATLANTA -- Some of the Braves have emerged from the clubhouse, soaking wet of champagne, to celebrate with the hundred or so fans who remain at Turner Field.

It's the Reds

ATLANTA -- Some of the Braves have emerged from the clubhouse, soaking wet of champagne, to celebrate with the hundred or so fans who remain at Turner Field.

That can mean only one thing: The Phillies will play Cincinnati in the Division Series. The Reds are in the postseason for the first time since 1995.

Atlanta wins the wild card thanks to an 8-7 win over the Phillies on Sunday and a 3-0 victory by San Francisco, eliminating San Diego.

The pitching matchups:

Game 1, Wednesday, Citizens Bank Park: RHP Edinson Volquez (4-3, 4.31) vs. RHP Roy Halladay (21-10, 2.44)

Game 2, Friday, Citizens Bank Park: RHP Bronson Arroyo (17-10, 3.88) vs. RHP Roy Oswalt (13-13, 2.76)

Game 3, Sunday, Great American Ballpark: RHP Johnny Cueto (12-7, 3.64) vs. LHP Cole Hamels (12-11, 3.06)

Game 4, Monday Oct. 11, Great American Ballpark: TBA vs. Halladay (if necessary)

Game 5, Wednesday Oct. 13, Citizens Bank Park: TBA vs. Oswalt (if necessary)

The times are still to be announced.

Matt Gelb Inquirer Staff Writer
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