Atlanta Braves are defying expectations despite offensive struggles, with concerns over their postseason chances and a need for improved batting performance.

By the Numbers
  • Record: 35-28
  • Last Power Ranking: 6
  • Braves' offense ranks in the bottom half of the majors in runs scored
  • 86 players surveyed in a poll chose the Braves as their top destination franchise
Yes, But

The Braves have faced significant injuries, including losing key players like Spencer Strider and Ronald Acuña Jr., impacting their performance.

State of Play
  • Braves are in serious jeopardy of missing their seventh straight NL East division crown
  • Monitoring the trade deadline for potential acquisitions to bolster the team
  • Austin Riley's performance has been inconsistent despite positive underlying metrics
What's Next

Braves will need to improve offensive production and make strategic moves ahead of the trade deadline to enhance their postseason prospects.

Bottom Line

Despite challenges, the Braves must address their batting struggles and navigate the trade deadline effectively to secure a spot in the playoffs.