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Start Times for Phillies-Braves NLDS Revealed

Adam Taylor McKillop
The start times for the Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves NLDS have been revealed.
The start times for the Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves NLDS have been revealed. / ASSOCIATED PRESS

The 2022 MLB Playoffs kicked off with a ferocious set of games over the weekend and four teams punched their tickets to the divisional round. This includes the 6-seed Philadelphia Phillies, who upset the 3-seed St. Louis Cardinals and earned a date with the 2-seed Atlanta Braves in the NLDS.

With an NL East battle officially in place, the league announced when first pitch will be throughout the first couple of Phillies-Braves games.

Game 1 of this series will start at 1:07 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The two sides meet against on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 4:35 p.m. ET. Both of these first two contests go down at Truist Park in Atlanta, GA.

Games 3-5 do no yet have official first pitch times, but the specific dates have already been decided. The series will move to Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA for Games 3 and 4 (if necessary). If a winner-take-all Game 5 is required, the two teams will head back to Atlanta.

Game 3: Friday, Oct. 14 @ Citizens Bank Park
Game 4: Saturday, Oct. 15 @ Citizens Bank Park*if necessary
Game 5: Sunday, Oct. 16 @ Truist Park*if necessary

Playing 19 times throughout the regular season, these NL East foes are very familiar with one another. Atlanta took the season series, 11-8, but the run differential paints and even closer affair. Philadelphia scored 85 runs to the Braves' 88 figure.

Current MLB playoff odds on FanDuel Sportsbook favor the Braves at -186 to defeat the Phillies, who are +158 underdogs.

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