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The Series Cynic: April 16-18, 2010

This past weekend series against the Colorado Rockies (6-6) was an up-and-down affair for the Atlanta Braves (7-5) inside the friendly confines of Turner Field.

Atlanta enjoyed two victories sandwiched around one rather forgettable loss that seemed to further reveal the Braves' most crippling deficiency at this point of the 2010 season: an epically anemic offense.

Nutshell of Cynicism: Heading into the series, the Atlanta bats were swinging at a collective average of just .232---good for the fourth-lowest in the National League.

At series conclusion, that number jumped an entire point (.233) and still rests among the league's lowest.



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