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Jason Heyward boasts a 1.136 OPS over his last 14 games. If you’re a Braves fan, there’s plenty of bad news to go around. They’re in 3rd place. They’ve struggled somewhat of late, just 3-7 in their last 10 games. The bullpen hasn’t been the dominant force it was expected to be. Jurrjens struggled so badly in April that he’s spent the remainder of the season up ‘til now at AAA. Young lefty starter Mike Minor has an ERA over 6.00. Brian McCann is hitting .234 with a .721 OPS. Freddie Freeman’s hitting .247 with a .295 OBP and a .733 OPS. And of course, they just lost their young ace Brandon Beachy to a season-ending elbow injury. But for those who prefer to focus on the positive, there’s plenty of good news as well. •  First of all, despite all that has gone wrong, they’re still 5 games over .500, just 3.5 games out of first place in the NL East and only a half-game behind the Mets for one of the two NL Wild Card slots. •  The Braves are 3rd in the NL in runs scored, and a Jason Heywa
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