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Best Case Scenarios for the Rest of the Atlanta Braves' Season
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As the month of September approaches, the Atlanta Braves find themselves in the same position that they've been in the last few months.

They are at arms length from the Washington Nationals in the NL East division and hold a comfortable lead for one of the two wild-card spots.

However, they are far from locks for the playoffs at this point with the St. Louis Cardinals playing good baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers upgrading their team in major fashion.

Both those teams will not fade down the stretch, so the Braves will have to avoid back-to-back September collapses.

Here's some best case scenarios for the Atlanta Braves in the rest of 2012 in order for them to make a serious run in the postseason.

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