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Should the Braves be worried?

Atlanta is a lock for October, but that's when things could get tricky

Updated: August 26, 2013, 1:20 PM ET
By Paul Swydan | ESPN Insider

It was a rough week for the Atlanta Braves. Not only did they drop four of their six games but they also got the one-two punch to the gut of losing Brandon Beachy and Jason Heyward to injury.

They did drop another spot in the ESPN Power Rankings, back to the No. 3 spot, but there is little reason for concern at this point as far as their playoff hopes are concerned. However, some recent injuries reveal a team that could be very vulnerable come October.

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