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Originally posted at The Bravesologist This season, the Atlanta Braves are in first place despite getting close to no offensive production from their shortstop and center-field positions. Their rookie right fielder, while productive for the first two months, has been a weak spot since the beginning June when Jason Heyward first injured his thumb. To top it off, the right-handed portion of their left-field platoon has been injured for a majority of the season. Most teams would be buried if two talents like Nate McLouth and Yunel Escobar flopped in the first half, but not a Bobby Cox team. With the Braves being hurt by injuries and poor play at many different positions, it is surprising that this offense can still be as potent as it is. The key components to keeping the offense producti ...

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