I think this team is in a very interesting position here at the end of the regular season. The offense is super hot right now, but the pitching is obviously not doing so well. The middle and close relief seemed to make some small improvments over the last series, but they're still not playoff-ready in my eyes.
So, on that note, how do you guys feel about this post season?
I'm feeling supremely confident against these Padres strictly because our offense is so hot right now. I think we can easily ride the bats through this first series.
What I'm hoping will happen is that the arms will get a little confidence with these revitalized bats behind them, and use this series as a warm-up for the NLCS.
Is there anyone here who thinks that Atlanta, with all of their youth and inexperience, can actually beat Roger, Oswalt, and Pettite in a short series?
I sure wouldn't put money on it...