Be excited Braves fans, the postseason has finally arrived.

The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to square off on Thursday for a five-game series with the winner advancing to the NLCS (online viewing information found here).

The Dodgers look to be a formidable team with a strong starting rotation highlighted by Cy Young favorite Clayton Kershaw to go with a potent lineup.

However, the Braves beat the Dodgers five of seven games in the regular season and hold the home-field advantage, where the Braves are a majors-best 56-25 this season.

Despite all the excitement surrounding this postseason, there are still some lingering questions that will be answered in a few days.

Here’s a look at those questions as well as a best guess as to how manager Fredi Gonzalez will go about answering those.



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