MLB Coverage: Atlanta Widens Their Lead

The Atlanta Braves came blazing out of the gate in April, starting to take a step back in the first part of May, and now have re-asserted themselves atop the NL East with a six-game win streak. With a record of 28-18, the Braves lead the Washington Nationals by 4 ½ games coming into Thursday’s action. The National League installment of this week’s MLB coverage will take a deeper look at what’s making this club tick and whether they can keep on ticking.