Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves Clinch Wild Cards To Advance To Playoffs

The Oakland Athletics have advanced to the ALDS with a win on Thursday afternoon at Ring Central Coliseum in Oakland. The A’s defeated the Chicago White Sox in Game 3 of their Wild Card Series matchup with a score of 6-4. The A’s are moving on to the Southern California bubble and will take on the Houston Astros when the ALDS begins Monday.

In the National League, the Atlanta Braves are moving on in the playoffs for the first time in nearly 20 years, with a two-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.  Atlanta won 5-0 in Game 2 of their wild-card series The Braves had lost their last 10 postseason series dating back to the 2001 National League Championship Series – including NLDS in 2018 and 2019. Atlanta will face the winner of the Chicago Cubs-Miami Marlins series in the NLDS.

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