The National League East champion Atlanta Braves will begin their quest for a second straight World Series title this afternoon with Game One of their NL Division Series against a division rival, the Philadelphia Phillies. Max Fried will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Ranger Suarez will head to the mound for Philadelphia. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:07 pm at Truist Park. Catch all the action on WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM; airtime is 11:50 am from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, the team has signed pitcher Spencer Strider to a six-year contract worth $75 million which runs through the 2028 season. The deal includes a $22 million club option for ’29 with a $5 million buyout.