Braves record continues to sink

Here are the cold hard facts on how bad the Braves have been recently.

Through Sunday, August 30:

The Braves are 54-76 (.415). They are 18 games out of first place in the NL East.

There are 32 games remaining in the season.

If the Braves go 16-16, they’ll finish 70-92.
If the Braves go 14-18, they’ll finish 68-94.
If the Braves go 12-20, they’ll finish 66-96.
If the Braves go 10-22, they’ll finish 64-98.

The Braves are:

8-19 in August
18-35 since July 1
29-51 since June 1
9-26 since trading Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe
12-29 since the All-Star Break and since Fredi Gonzalez’s contract was extended
Since the Braves were 42-42 on July 7, they have gone 12-34.

Battle for the first pick in the 2016 draft:

1 – Philadelphia (52-79) - .397
2 – Miami (52-79) - .397
3 – Colorado (52-76) - .406 – 1.5 GB
4 – Cincinnati (53-76) - .411 – 2 GB
5 – ATLANTA (54-76) - .415 – 2.5 GB
6 – Milwaukee (55-75) - .423 – GB


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