Baseball fans in Atlanta have waited to hear the magical words for five years. On Saturday, it finally happened.
The Atlanta Braves clinched the N.L. East division on Saturday with their 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The @Braves are BACK.
Hello Postseason! pic.twitter.com/q6yyAA1y1k
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) September 22, 2018
After the final out was recorded, players and coaches rushed onto the field to celebrate the team’s first division title since 2013.
Twitter also erupted with celebration and joy.
YES! Congratulations, fam! Just getting started! pic.twitter.com/Ji1oJl66GP
— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) September 22, 2018
90+ losses 3 straight years for the Braves to get back on top. Pretty much the blueprint now. Lose a bunch of years then win.
— Craig Mish (@CraigMish) September 22, 2018
What an unbelievable, unexpected, amazingly fun season the Braves gave us. pic.twitter.com/SkpUHgHeGB
— Matt Chernoff (@RealMattlanta) September 22, 2018
— Kevin McAlpin (@KevinMcAlpin) September 22, 2018
Noted Braves fan Baxter Thomas is delighted pic.twitter.com/hUXwwpTkCk
— Jeanna Kelley (@jeannathomas) September 22, 2018
As much as I hate to see it as a Phillies fan this is going to be a great rivalry to watch for years to come. Yall have a great team
— Mike Dunleavy (7-5) (@MikeDunleavy19) September 22, 2018
Go Dawgs, Go Braves, and now I’m bout to Go get a beer.
— Travis Denning (@Travis_Denning) September 22, 2018