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2012 MLB Standings: Braves Lose Ground In NL East

The Atlanta Braves are 8.5 games behind Washington in the NL East.

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The Atlanta Braves head into a series against first-place Washington this weekend on a three-game losing streak. The Braves fell further behind the Nationals in the NL East thanks to that losing streak, and with fewer than 20 games remaining in the regular season, their odds of a division title are slight.

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The Braves do, however, still have a comfortable hold on one of the wild card playoff berths. Here's a look at the complete NL East standings:


NL East Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Washington 89 54 .622 0 Won 3
Atlanta 81 63 .562 8.5 Lost 3
Philadelphia 72 71 .503 17 Won 7
New York 65 78 .454 24 Lost 6
Miami 63 81 .437 26.5 Lost 3

(updated 9.13.2012 at 9:40 AM EDT)


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