Does Jason Heyward’s trade weaken the Braves, help the Nationals?

Heyward's absence hurts the Braves' offense and helps their pitching long-term, but perhaps creates a bigger opening for the Nationals.

NL East has been MLB’s least in 2013

The NL East has been baseball's worst division this season by just about any measure.

The ripple effects of the Justin Upton-to-the-Braves deal

The Braves agree to a stunning, long-rumored, trade for Justin Upton, according to reports. Does this make them an even more serious contender to the Nationals?

Kris Medlen: the answer to the Braves’ rotation, his differing path from Stephen Strasburg

The second-place Braves are riding a wave of dominating performances by their up-and-coming ace. But what if he hadn't been in the bullpen to start the season?