July 30, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward (22) watches the ball after hitting a solo home run in the third inning against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE
The Braves look to keep the pressure on the Nationals when they open a three-game set against the last place Astros Friday night at Turner Field.
The Atlanta Braves took three ouf of four from the Miami Marlins and have pulled to within 2.5 games of first place Washington in the N.L. East division race. The Braves open a three-game set with the Houston Astros Friday night at Turner Field.
Here is a look at the complete N.L. East standings:
NL East Standings
After winning the series against the Marlins, the Braves will become their biggest fans this weekend when Miami opens a four-game set with the Nationals on Friday with a day-night doubleheader.