One-game playoff: Who starts?

For the Braves, it might be Kris Medlen. For other teams, it's not so clear.

Originally Published: September 28, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

John Smoltz always rose to the occasion during 21 seasons in the major leagues. He logged a career 15-4 postseason record with a 2.67 ERA for the Atlanta Braves, and never hesitated to speak his mind. So when he expresses an opinion on the best way to set up a playoff rotation, it's newsworthy.

Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez actually might be tempted to heed Smoltz's advice if not for a strange personality quirk: He likes being employed.

Smoltz, now a baseball analyst for TBS, ...

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