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FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal answers your Twitter questions about the Angels, Nationals and Cardinals.
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I'm Ken Rosenthal and welcome to this edition of tweet talk back. At some pretty good question this week so let's start with the best in my opinion and go from there. First comes from the baseball. Active martone who asked can it. Who are the nationals going to play in the first round of the playoffs and will Jackson or Atlanta and be in the rotation. Well. Whatever you name it. Have no idea right now entering Wednesday's played nationals we're tied with the Cincinnati Reds for the best record in nationally. And that record of course long term in which team plays the Giants and which team plays the wild card. And so let's say including nationals manager Davey Johnson that it might be better off finishing with the second best record because at that point do we report would be. It would be the Giants. I don't buy that. The team that ultimately is the overall best team nationally one of the best overall record. We'll end up playing one of the wild card teams beat you did the Braves or most likely the Cardinals. That team will have to birdie at best pitchers in the wild card game and a half that pitcher available again until at least game three. So if on the national where the reds I want that best record. Now you -- Edwin Jackson or John Lannan in the rotation. For me it's Jackson. And he's been a mainstay in that rotation all season long. I don't know how they're going to line up remembered -- you Gonzales that Jordan Zimmermann and Ross that Wyler and Jackson. But Lannan is really the fifth starter years I would expect Jackson would be in the rotation. Next question comes from -- cooler at -- 46. If Tim wants to know what the angels' chances are of getting the second wild card are -- rock hard for that matter. Well I'm sitting here on Wednesday and the chances are not especially good. And the reason for that obviously is that the Angels are two games out entering play on Wednesday. And while it is a much more difficult schedule down the --