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This is not exactly a mistake that the Braves can improve on.
Perhaps the way they handled their injuries could be changed. For example, had Tommy Hanson refrained from pitching for so long on his bad shoulder, he may have been able to return earlier in full health.
Either way, this was mainly what held the Braves away from the postseason.
With their two aces, Jair Jurrjens and Tommy Hanson injured for the final two months of the season, the Braves had hardly a chance of competing in the playoffs.
Along with this, injuries to the bullpen led to fatigue on Kimbrel, Venters, and O'Flaherty, who gave up an unfortunate amount of runs in September.
Also, the Braves' two best hitters of the month, Alex Gonzalez and Chipper Jones, played on injuries for a while.
Had the team not been so injury-plagued, they would have found much more success in September. Not that these are excuses for the Braves' poor performance.
However, should the Braves stay for the most part healthy next season, they should be very successful in the 2012 postseason.