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2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 40

Braves pull away late to defeat Cubs 4-1

These Braves are pretty good. Al suggested that these Braves might be similar to last year’s Rockies. Those Rockies jumped out to a strong start, wilted as the season went along but managed to sneak into the playoffs. That’s a possible outcome for these Braves who have the best record in the National League as we reach the one quarter mark of the season. Certainly, the Nationals are going to be tough for them to hold off. The Nationals struggled in April but in May they’ve won 10 of 13 including a four-game sweep of the Diamondbacks in Arizona. They appear to have things in high gear. The surprising Phillies are also in the mix and the three teams are separated by just two games.

I’ve never seen anything like the first quarter of this season. 11 of the 15 teams in the National League are at .500 or above. One of the four that isn’t is the Los Angeles Dodgers who were a heavy favorite by nearly everyone to win the National League West, by many to return to the World Series and by some …Read the Rest

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