Found October 03, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
The Nationals (98-64) secured the best record in the National League on Wednesday, but more importantly they earned the No. 1 seed as well. They did so by downing the Phillies, 5-1.That means the Reds will head into the postseason as the No. 2 seed, and will begin their journey to the World Series in San Francisco for Game One of the NLDS on Saturday. Here's a look at the preliminary schedule for the rest of the Reds-Giants NLDS:Game One @ SF: Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9:37pm ET (TBS)Game Two @ SF: Sunday, Oct. 7, time TBA (TBS or MLBN)Game Three @ CIN: Tuesday, Oct. 9, time TBA (TBS)Game Four @ CIN (if necessary): Wednesday, Oct. 10, time TBA (TBS or MLBN)Game Five @ CIN (if necessary):Thursday, Oct. 11, time TBA (TBS)
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