Category: ‘NL East’

Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number at One, Can Clinch National League East with Win or Washington Nationals Loss
September 21st, 2013 at 10:10 AM
The Atlanta Braves clinching the National League East is imminent; all they have to do is win one game or have the Washington Nationals lose. The Braves will get the first crack at clinching Saturday at 4:05 when they play the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Assuming the Braves don't pull...

Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number Still at Two After Washington Nationals Beat Miami Marlins
September 19th, 2013 at 11:05 PM
The Washington Nationals squeaked out a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday, meaning the Atlanta Braves' magic number to clinch the National League East remains at two. As it stands, the Braves could clinch as early as Friday night if they beat the Chicago Cubs in the series opener...

Atlanta Braves Fans Should Avoid September Collapse Panic
September 18th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Atlanta Braves have lost three straight and nine of their last 13 games, but the reaction by many fans on social media, particularly Twitter, has become unbearable. Quite simply, the Braves aren't playing all that well, especially with Jason Heyward's absence from the lineup, but the fact that the team...

Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number Cut to Four with Washington Nationals’ Loss
September 15th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
The Atlanta Braves got some help in their quest for the National League East title from the Philadelphia Phillies, who beat the Washington Nationals on Saturday, cutting the Braves' magic number to four. The Braves beat the San Diego Padres in a close game Saturday to move their magic number to...

Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number Stays at Seven After Loss to Miami Marlins
September 11th, 2013 at 10:37 PM
The Atlanta Braves were unable to shrink their magic number past seven on Tuesday, losing 5-2 to the Miami Marlins. The Washington Nationals didn't help any in their win over the New York Mets. The absolute earliest the Braves can clinch the National League East, assuming the Braves win out and the...