The Major League Baseball (MLB) Atlanta Braves have become the first team in either league to clinch a postseason berth this year. With a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on 11 November, the Braves finished with a 93-49 record and clinched the third National League wild card, a postseason berth regardless of the outcome of their remaining 20 games. Atlanta will play autumn baseball for the sixth consecutive year. Atlanta popped the championship champagne at the 2021 World Series. Atlanta has the best winning percentage in not only the National League, but the American League combined. After leading the division on the opening four days of the season, the Braves ran away with it on 21 July, opening up a double-digit lead over the second-place team. With a 15-game lead over the second-place Philadelphia Phillies in the league’s East Division, they’re in the thick of things, and they’re likely to clinch the division’s No. 1 seed .The three district winners will advance to the postseason, followed by the league’s best winning percentage wild card teams. The first and second place winners of the three district championships advance directly to the Division Series (best-of-five), while the other two teams and the wildcard play a best-of-three wildcard series to determine who will advance to the Division Series .The winners of the Division Series will meet in the League Championship Series (best-of-seven), and the American League and National League champions will meet in the World Series (best-of-seven) for the final time this year .The Minnesota Twins of the American League Central and the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League West are the favourites 토토사이트 to win their respective districts, while the rest of the divisions are up for grabs.