Weather permitting, the Phillies will face the Braves on Wednesday afternoon in Game 2 of the NL Division Series at Truist Park. The current forecast calls for thunderstorms and potentially heavy rain lasting through the evening. 

Zack Wheeler will start for the Phils, aiming to replicate his previous outing against St. Louis when we tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings against the Cardinals while surrendering two hits. 

Wheeler, who grew up in suburban Atlanta, is 10-7 with a 3.16 ERA in 24 career starts against the Braves and 2-2 with a 2.78 ERA in five starts in Atlanta since he joined Philadelphia in 2020. 

"It's kind of cool coming back home every once in a while and just playing against these guys," Wheeler said on Tuesday. "They've got a really good team. It's always a good test when you come in here, hop on the mound. I'm looking forward to it." 

The Braves counter in Game 2 with Kyle Wright. The 27-year-old right-hander made three starts against the Phillies during the regular season while posting a 2.82 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP. 

It'll be a tough test again for the Phillies, but a win could set up a wild weekend at Citizens Bank Park with the club holding a two-game lead in the best-of-five series. 

"We're super confident, but that's a great team over there," Bryce Harper said following Tuesday's win. "They're a team that's confident in what they do. We've got to go out there, play our game, score the runs that we can against them. And hopefully Wheels and [Aaron Nola] can shut the door and let the bullpen do their job as well. 

"We just gotta stay on them, keep going, understand if we go home 2-0 it's a big advantage for us especially going into the postseason in Philadelphia. Gotta enjoy this one today and get ready for tomorrow and finish the job." 

Phillies Lineup 
1. Kyle Schwarber, LF 
2. Rhys Hoskins, 1B 
3. J.T. Realmuto, C 
4. Bryce Harper, DH 
5. Nick Castellanos, RF 
6. Alec Bohm, 3B 
7. Brandon Marsh, CF 
8. Jean Segura, 2B 
9. Bryson Stott, SS 

Game Details 
First pitch is scheduled for 4:35 p.m. EST on FOX, though weather could delay the start.

Postseason Success
Since Oct. 1, 2008, there are 11 major league clubs who have played at least 40 games in the postseason and of those 11, the Phillies, at 30-16, have a .652 winning percentage that ranks 2nd behind only the San Francisco Giants at .655 (38-20).
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