Despite their lead, the Braves have some obvious holes to fill as evidenced by the Boston Red Sox recently sweeping the Braves in a four-game set.
The combination of those weaknesses and the Braves' position in the standings makes them a strong candidate to be buyers at the July 31 trade deadline.
Will the Braves be content making serviceable additions such as a left-handed reliever or bench help?
Or does general manager Frank Wren make more of a splash with a starting second baseman or top-end starting pitcher?
Time will tell, but until then here's a look at some prospects that the Braves should consider trading at the deadline.