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Trade Options Plentiful, But No Trade Needed

Trade Options Plentiful, But No Trade Needed

Entering Wednesday's game in Washington, the Atlanta Braves have a .246 team batting average, which is the fourth lowest in the National League. There is no doubt the early offensive troubles are the main reason the team is at .500. BravesCenter's Bill Shanks says that while a trade is an option (and always possible), it's unnecessary right now.

There are two things that are probably the most frustrating to watch in a baseball team: a struggling offense and a shaky closer. Well, that's been the two things that have made our blood pressures skyrocket when watching the Atlanta Braves so far this season. When one part of your team's game (starting pitching) is being affected by other parts (closer and the offense), it makes you wonder how...

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