The Atlanta Braves dropped their third straight game Friday night falling 3-2 to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game set. Atlanta’s lead is down to just two games over the Philadelphia Phillies as they prepare for the final month of the season.
"Nick (Markakis) and I talk every day that we're trying to find it right now."— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) September 1, 2018
— @Braves first baseman and MVP candidate Freddie Freeman on the rare quiet stretch from the middle of Atlanta's lineup this season. pic.twitter.com/aipGAwhleb
"It's going to be good for them to wake up every day and have to win a game."@Braves manager Brian Snitker is looking forward to how his young team will handle a tight division race. pic.twitter.com/9KcadSyD5a— FOX Sports: Braves (@FOXSportsBraves) September 1, 2018