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Atlanta continues on record-losing pace

The losing continues, as the Braves lose game one of the series in Pittsburgh.

This information is through the game of Tuesday, May 16, 2016.

With the loss to the Pirates on Monday, the Braves are now 9-28 (.243). They are 13.5 games out of first place in the NL East and 11.5 games back of the fourth-place Miami Marlins.

The Braves are now 7-11 on the road. They’ve lost two in a row and are 2-8 in their last 10 games.

The Braves were 42-42 after last year’s game on July 7. Since then, this team has been in a historic downfall with a record of 34-81 (115 games). That’s an embarrassing .296 winning percentage.

Since the start of the 2014 season, the Braves are now 155-206 (361 games), a .429 winning percentage.

The Braves won the NL East in 2013, but in September the team struggled with a 13-14 record. Since September 1, 2013, the Braves are now 168-220 (388 games), a .433 winning percentage.

There are 125 games left in the 2016 season.

-If the Braves go 63-62 the rest of the way, they’d finish 72-90 on the season.
-If the Braves go 61-64 the rest of the way, they’d finish 70-92 on the season.
-If the Braves go 59-66 the rest of the way, they’d finish 68-94 on the season.
-If the Braves go 57-68 the rest of the way, they’d finish 66-96 on the season.
-If the Braves go 55-70 the rest of the way, they’d finish 64-98 on the season.
-If the Braves go 53-72 the rest of the way, they’d finish 62-100 on the season.

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