Midseason review: Braves in good shape for NL East title
From a National League standpoint, the Braves have been on the mark with five prominent categories, ranking 1st in homers (114), 3rd in runs (415), 3rd in OPS (.736), 4th in on-base percentage (.324) and 4th in RBI (395).
The only lagging tallies derive from batting average (9th — .250) and steals (12th — 31), although it’s worth noting that Atlanta (62-percent efficiency with thefts) has attempted only 50 steals all season — the second-lowest figure among National League teams.
Atlanta Braves Tickets On Sale, Some 50% Off Through Friday
The second half of the baseball season begins today… and you can save up to 50% off the cost of tickets to the Atlanta Braves remaining home games.
Atlanta Braves legends visit Coolray
Sid Bream and Mark Wohlers will be on hand signing autographs and meeting fans prior to Sunday’s Gwinnett Braves game. The two former Atlanta Braves players will hold special meet-and-greets with fans and both will sign autographs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bream became a Braves legends in 1992 when he scored the game-winning run in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, sending the Braves to the World Series. The pitcher Wohlers earned the save in the clinching game of the 1995 World Series against the Cleveland Indians.
Braves Breakdown with Ron Gant: Injured players
The Atlanta Braves will begin the traditional second half of their season with a six-game lead in theNational League East-– the largest of any division leader. That’s the good news.
The not-so-good news? They’ll also get back to work on Friday with some key players dealing with nagging injuries.