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Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

Posted on: September 11, 2011 6:08 pm
Edited on: September 11, 2011 6:56 pm
 


By Matt Snyder


Well this could be fun. For weeks -- months, actually -- the NL Wild Card seemed to be off the table for everyone but the Braves. But with the Cardinals' 6-3 win over the Braves Sunday, which completed a sweep, it's only a 4 1/2 game lead for Atlanta. The win was the Cardinals' 11th in their last 15 games, while the Braves have dropped seven of their last 10. The remaining schedule is relatively easy for both teams, save for the three each against the Phillies, so it's going to come down to who plays better. Oh, and that 4 1/2 game cushion still bodes well for the Braves. That's a lot of games to make up in two and a half weeks.

Atlanta Braves
Record: 84-63
Remaining schedule: 3 vs. FLA, 3 vs. NYM, 3 @ FLA, 3 @ WAS, 3 vs. PHI
Coolstandings.com chances of Wild Card: 93 percent

St. Louis Cardinals
Record: 79-67
Remaining schedule: 3 @ PIT, 4 @ PHI, 3 vs. NYM, 3 vs. CHC, 3 @ HOU
Coolstandings.com chances of Wild Card: 6.7 percent

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 20, 2011 6:21 pm
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 8, 2011 1:32 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

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Since: Sep 12, 2011
Posted on: September 12, 2011 6:08 pm
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

I guess we choked our way to 14 straight divison titles? Still choking on Bartman stew in Chicago?



Since: May 16, 2007
Posted on: September 12, 2011 4:26 pm
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

I feel I should point out to hafdolla or whatever his name is, that I am not from the south. In fact, I've only been to the South twice, to visit Disney World. Sorry, but I'm about 3,000 miles away.



Since: Jul 30, 2011
Posted on: September 12, 2011 11:59 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

Amazing that hafadolla can type. Normally Cubs fans have their hands firmly around their neck by July. Should be Cubbie Blue by October. At least he still has Da Bears, Carlos Zambrano, and those warm Chicago winters.



Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: September 12, 2011 9:42 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

We now have to win win win......Braves can go 8 wins 7 loses in thier last 15....WE have to play 699 ball. We can do this. We need a split when we play Philllies. Just 2-2 with them and we have to win against rest of bottom feeders that we have left. Most Lossses we can afford is 4 ...Starting Pitching coming around. its the only way we can win all the games we need to win. Motte finally as Closer.



Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2011 9:35 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

exactly 



Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: September 12, 2011 9:34 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

The Braves will coast to the playoffs - They are a LOCK for the WILD CARD -   NO WORRIES - 



Since: Aug 11, 2006
Posted on: September 12, 2011 9:24 am
 

Playoff Race: Cards zero in on Braves

a cubs fan talking smack about choking???? WOW


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