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Andrelton Simmons’ Two Homers, Slick Defense Propel Atlanta Braves to Clinch National League East
September 22nd, 2013 at 10:06 PM
The Atlanta Braves have Andrelton Simmons to thank in large part for securing a win over the Chicago Cubs on the same day they clinched the National League East title with the Washington Nationals' loss. Simmons clobbered two homers and made a spectacular bare hand play on a Starlin Castro grounder,...

Atlanta Braves Clinch National League East
September 22nd, 2013 at 9:54 PM
The Atlanta Braves actually clinched the National League East with the Washington Nationals' loss Sunday, but their win over the Chicago Cubs added the cherry on top of Atlanta's NL-best record. With their first division title since 2005, Fred Gonzalez summed up what many thought about the feat. "I told [bench coach]...

Washington Nationals Postponed Game Strands Atlanta Braves’ Magic Number at One
September 21st, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Saturday's game between the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins has been postponed due to rain, leaving the Atlanta Braves' magic number to clinch the National League East at one. A magic number of one means either a Braves win or Nationals loss will result in the Braves clinching the NL East. The...

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...