The clock was ticking down on the trade deadline, and Atlanta Braves fans were anxiously waiting for an update.
Carlos Beltran, gone.
Hunter Pence to a division rival.
It was looking pretty grim for Atlanta, as the two best power-hitting outfielders were quickly swept off the table.
Things did, however, quickly turn around.
Let's look at four reasons why the trade deadline will push Atlanta all the way to the World Series