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2012 MLB Standings: Braves 3 Back of Nationals In N.L. East

The Atlanta Braves have won eight of their last 10 games but still trail the Washington Nationals by three games in the N.L. East standings.

August 4, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) hits a two-RBI single in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE
August 4, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) hits a two-RBI single in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The Atlanta Braves have won eight of their last 10 games but are still trailing the Washington Nationals by three games in the National League's Eastern Division.


NL East Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Washington 65 43 .601 0 Won 2
Atlanta 62 46 .574 3 Won 1
New York 53 56 .486 12.5 Lost 1
Philadelphia 49 59 .453 16 Won 2
Miami 49 60 .449 16.5 Lost 2

(updated 8.5.2012 at 9:45 PM EDT)


Atlanta took two of three from the Houston Astros over the weekend and will open a three-game series in Philadelphia on Monday. The Nationals took three of four from the Marlins over the weekend and head to Houston for a three-game set with the Astros. The Braves and the Nationals don't meet again until August 20 in Washington.

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