Martin Prado is in the perfect place.
The guy in front of him is hitting .323 and knows what to do when he reaches first. Michael Bourns 13 steals are tied for second in the NL.
And the guy behind him is becoming one of the leagues top run producers. Freddie Freeman has taken over the No. 3 spot in the Braves order, and his 32 RBIs are tied for third in the league.
In between, theres Prado, perfectly content hitting second.
Bourn is usually on base and Freeman looms behind, leaving Prado to quietly do what he does best, which is roping line drives all over the field, moving runners and stoking rallies.
Prado is proving that 2011 not 2010 was the fluke.
A year after a staph infection caused him to miss more than a month and hitting up and down a lineup that was inconsistent most of last season, Prado is batting .315 this year.
Hes already put together a 10-game hitting streak and hes had at least one hit in 12 of his past 14 games.
After hitting .271 in April, Prado is f...