Atlanta Braves fans have smirked and laughed all season at the cocky Washington Nationals’ problems. The Nationals were the odds on favorite to win the National League East, but struggled to stay above .500 most of the season.
Wait until next year for the Nationals, right?
Well, not exactly. The Nationals have won seven in a row and 18 of their last 22 games, to climb within 4 games of the last NL wildcard spot. They have even whittled the Braves lead down to 10 games.
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