The Atlanta Braves will open the 2020 MLB postseason on Wednesday as the hosts to the Cincinnati Reds in game one of their National League Wild Card Series. Max Fried will serve as starting pitcher for Atlanta, and Trevor Bauer will head to the mound for Cincinnati. The first pitch is slated for high noon at Truist Park. Listen to that game on WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM; air time is set for 10:45 am from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The Braves finished the 60-game regular season with a 35-25 record and their third consecutive NL East title. Atlanta enters the postseason as the NL’s No. 2 seed, while Cincinnati is the No. 7 seed.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, Freddie Freeman has been honored as the National League’s Player of the Month for September. Marcell Ozuna has named the NL Player of the Week.