How the Atlanta Braves Will Outlast the Washington Nationals for NL East Title

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How the Atlanta Braves Will Outlast the Washington Nationals for NL East Title
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Chipper Jones will help the Braves win one last NL East title.

In order to win the NL East title in 2012 the Atlanta Braves will need to beat out a division of strong teams, however one team looks like it is ahead of the rest of the competition. That team is the team that the Braves will need to outlast to bring home one more division title for Chipper Jones.

That team is the Washington Nationals, a team that few expected to win the division this spring. The Nationals are playing very well right now and are doing it without sluggers Mike Morse, Jayson Werth and Wilson Ramos along with top closer Drew Storen. Once Morse comes back to the lineup and Storen re-joins the bullpen, the Nationals will be even stronger,

This article takes a look at a few reasons why the Braves will be able to beat out the Nationals for the division title.

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