While nobody in the organization will admit to falling into the trap of looking ahead, the Braves are essentially a lock for the 2013 postseason (99.9% chance of making playoffs according to ESPN).
The main ingredients for a successful postseason include pitching, defense and timely hitting.
On the mound, the Braves have had one of the best staffs all season and currently lead the National League with a 3.20 team ERA.
The pieces are there for a good playoff rotation, and it's up to manager Fredi Gonzalez to place them appropriately.
Here's the first look at what the Braves' starting rotation should be for the postseason.