Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 8/3/12
Reed Johnson went 3-for-7 in first two games as a Brave Atlanta fans have seen it all season–the Braves are a streaky team. The team carried a 5 game winning streak into the series with the Marlins and tacked two additional wins to the streak before falling to the Fish in game 3. All 7 of the wins during this streak were against National League East opponents. The Braves are 9-1 on this homestand and have won 18 of their last 24 games. The Marlins continue to struggle without Giancarlo Stanton’s bat in the lineup.  They didn’t appear to immediately feel the loss of Omar Infante who was traded to the Tigers with Anibal Sanchez and the bat of Hanley Ramirez always brought on and off field baggage, but their roster contains numerous holes that may prevent them from playing spoiler this season in the NL East. Something readily apparent during this series with Miami is the complete lack of a cohesive plan. What the Marlins will be in the future is a mystery to everyone in baseball including,
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