The Braves lost their second consecutive series for the first time in nearly three months this week in Miami and Washington, D.C., respectively.
This abrupt streak of losing—notice the refrain of the term 'losing streak' as the Braves haven't lost three games in a row since June 22-24 against the White Sox—has caught most fans off-guard, but if you take a closer look at the recent performances of two specific players you can see why Atlanta has seen its division lead dwindle to a scant 2.5 games.
(SPOILER ALERT: neither one is Troy Glaus, who has batted .206 with 0 HR and 5 RBI in July)
I usually reserve these weekly columns for heavily opinionated sports banter that unintentionally infuriates most and enlightens few, but I wanted to pull a U-turn and shed some light on a story that everyone can enjoy.
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