Found August 02, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
The Atlanta Braves are falling a bit under the radar this season, but lately, they're playing some pretty good baseball. The Braves have won seven straight games, sweeping both the Cardinals and Rockies at Turner Field to move to 11.5 games up in the NL East.. Their lead is so large in fact that their 11.5 game lead is just as large as the other five divisional races combined. The second place Nationals are closer to the last place Marlins than they are to Atlanta in the standings. Technically, the race isn't over, but realistically, it is. PIC OF THE DAY Brad Lidge comes out of the bullpen one last time. (Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports) Game of the Night: Red Sox 8, Mariners 7. What the hell, Seattle? Felix Hernandez laid waste to Boston's offense through seven innings, and Tom Wilhelmsen came in to mop up the scraps in the ninth with a 7-2 lead. Wilhelmsen faced four batters, allowed two walks, a single, and a double, and left the game with a 7-3 lead a...
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