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MLB Standings 2012: Braves Hold 4-Game Lead For Wild Card, Trail Washington By 6 Games

Read on for complete NL East and NL Wild Card Standings.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 22:  Kris Medlen #54 of the Atlanta Braves throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 22, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 22: Kris Medlen #54 of the Atlanta Braves throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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The Atlanta Braves built on their lead in the NL Wild Card race when they beat the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night, winning 5-1. The Braves currently trail the NL East-leading Nationals, and Atlanta struggled to capitalize on the opportunity that was their three-game series against Washington. They dropped two of three, settling at six games out.

Complete National League East and National League Wild Card standings are below.


NL East Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Washington 77 47 .620 0 Lost 1
Atlanta 71 53 .572 6 Won 1
Philadelphia 57 67 .459 20 Lost 2
New York 57 67 .459 20 Lost 4
Miami 57 68 .456 20.5 Lost 1

(updated 8.22.2012 at 7:39 PM PDT)



National League Wild Card Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Atlanta 71 53 .572 0 Won 1
St. Louis 66 56 .540 4 Won 1
Pittsburgh 67 57 .540 4 Lost 3
Los Angeles 67 57 .540 4 Lost 2
Arizona 63 61 .508 8 Won 1
Milwaukee 57 66 .463 13.5 Won 3
Philadelphia 57 67 .459 14 Lost 2
New York 57 67 .459 14 Lost 4
Miami 57 68 .456 14.5 Lost 1
San Diego 56 70 .444 16 Won 4
Colorado 49 73 .401 21 Won 4
Chicago 47 76 .382 23.5 Lost 4
Houston 39 84 .317 31.5 Lost 5

(updated 8.22.2012 at 7:38 PM PDT)


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