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Cardinals vs. Braves, 2012 N.L. Wild Card Playoff: Time, TV schedule, lineups and more

All the information you'll need for Friday's Wild Card showdown between the Braves and Cardinals.

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Major League Baseball's 2012 playoffs have finally arrived. For the Atlanta Braves or St. Louis Cardinals to continue their quest for a World Series championship, they'll have to survive Friday's one-game playoff at Turner Field. Win this game and the club is bound for the NLDS and a series with the Washington Nationals.

Here are all of the details you'll need to be ready for the game.

Start TIme: 5:07 p.m. ET

TV: TBS will broadcast the game. Brian Anderson handles the play-by-play duties, while Ron Darling and Joe Simpson will serve as the color analysts.

Lineups:

Atlanta:

Michael Bourn - CF
Martin Prado - LF
Jason Heyward - RF
Chipper Jones - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B
Dan Uggla - 2B
David Ross - C
Andrelton Simmons - SS
Kris Medlen - P

St. Louis:

Jon Jay - CF
Carlos Beltran - RF
Matt Holliday - LF
Allen Craig - 1B
Yadier Molina - C
David Freese - 3B
Daniel Descalso - 2B
Peter Kozma - SS
Kyle Lohse - P

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.