Found August 22, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
ATLANTA The Atlanta Braves, who currently own a decisive lead in the National League East standings, will begin selling playoff tickets in anticipation of a possible berth in the NL Division Series round at 10 a.m. on Aug. 30. According to the Braves, a pre-sale opportunity will be made available to fans who pre-register at www.braves.compostseason by Aug. 25, for an early chance to purchase tickets during the buying window of Aug. 27 (starting at 10 a.m.) to Aug. 29 (up to 11:59 p.m.). Tickets can be purchased at www.braves.compostseason, the Turner Field ticket windows, the Braves Clubhouse Store at CNN Center, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Advance tickets for the National League Championship Series or World Series rounds can also be acquired by placing a deposit on 2014 season tickets with the Braves. Deposits for season tickets can be made online or by calling 404-577-9100.
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