Atlanta Braves Are Just Getting Started: Six NL East Titles Down, But They’re Hungry for More

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Yo, let me paint a picture for you: it’s Wednesday night, the stage is Citizens Bank Park, and the Braves are facing off against the Phillies. You could cut the tension with a knife. But the Braves? They had that “watch me” look in their eyes. Bam! They grab a 4-1 win and their sixth yeah, you heard that right sixth straight NL East title. Everyone’s popping champagne, but don’t think for a second they’re getting comfy. Braves’ skipper Brian Snitker put it best:

Don’t forget how this feels, but remember, the real work is just getting started.

Let’s Break It Down: From the First Pitch to the Last Out

From the jump, the Braves weren’t here to play games… well, you know what I mean. Austin Riley kicks it off with a two-run bomb in the first. Then comes Spencer Strider, who’s nothing short of a beast. The guy lets just one run slip in seven innings. And just like that, Kirby Yates gets the final out, and it’s party time.

Key Moments of the Game Real Quick

  • Austin Riley’s two-run homer right out the gate
  • Spencer Strider keeping it real tight with just one run allowed
  • Kirby Yates sealing the deal

The Season: A Roller Coaster, but We Made It

This season’s been wild, y’all. Injuries? Yeah, we had ’em. Max Fried and Kyle Wright were on the bench healing for months. But guess what? The Braves still rocked it. That’s the kinda grit we’re talking about here.

Braves By The Numbers

  • Record after June 3: A crazy 63-26
  • Total division titles in MLB: Leading with 23
  • Our lead over the Phillies: A whopping 17 games
  • Home runs this season: 282, and counting, baby!
Braves clinch

When Life Gives You Lemons: The Braves Make Lemonade

Injuries? No problem. Next man up! Bryce Elder, for example, filled in like a champ. We’ve been at the top, except for that one time on April 2 (we don’t talk about that day). It’s been a ride, but man, has it been worth it.

Hold up, you gotta hear this. The Braves are setting records here! We’ve got 282 home runs this season. And guess what? We’re aiming for more than 310! That’s record-shattering stuff, y’all.

Who’s Swinging the Big Sticks?

Who’s WhoHomersQuick Notes
Matt Olson51MVP? Maybe!
Ronald Acuña3740-40 season? Oh yeah
Austin Riley35Guy’s on fire
Marcell Ozuna29He’s back, folks
Ozzie Albies29Almost hitting 30

The Road Ahead: Bring On the Playoffs!

Look, we all know the saying, “You’re only as good as your last game.” So, the Braves? They’re looking to make some noise in the postseason. This team’s got bats, arms, and heart basically, everything it takes to make history. So, the job’s definitely not done.

So, here’s the deal: We conquered one mountain. But guess what? There’s another peak to climb. And we’ve got the grit, the talent, and the sheer will to reach the summit. Buckle up, y’all the Braves are on a mission, and this is just the beginning!

General Sport Observer Marc Defaou
reviewed by: Marc Defaou (Sport Expert)

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