The records

The numbers are scary. The Braves just aren't very good right now.

Through Tuesday, September 1:

The Braves are 54-78 (.409). They are 19 games out of first place in the NL East.

There are 30 games remaining in the season.

If the Braves go 15-15, they’ll finish 69-93.
If the Braves go 13-17, they’ll finish 67-95.
If the Braves go 11-19, they’ll finish 65-97.
If the Braves go 9-21, they’ll finish 63-99.

The Braves are:

3-18 in their last 21 games

8-20 in August

0-1 in September

18-37 since July 1

29-53 since June 1

9-28 since trading Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe

12-31 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 12-36 (.250).

The Braves have lost seven games in a row.

Here are the standings for the worst record in baseball (and draft order):

1. Philadelphia (53-80) - .398
2. Miami (54-79) - .406
3. Colorado (53-77) - .408
4. Atlanta (54-78) - .409 - 1.5 GB
5. Cincinnati (54-77) - .412
6. Milwaukee (56-75) - .427



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