The Braves are on the West Coast, so their game didn’t end until early today. Fans are waking up to some long-awaited good news: The Braves are in first place!

With a 6-4 win over the Mariners in Seattle, and a loss by the New York Mets, Atlanta pulled a half-game in front in the NL East.

More good news: They’ve won 13 more games this season than they had by this date last season.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ePaper has all the details in the Braves After the Game section, plus reaction from Braves players to the major rules changes MLB announced Friday that will kick in next season.

The Saturday ePaper also includes a video preview of Georgia Tech’s next game and photos from Friday night Georgia high school football.

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The next Braves game: 9:10 p.m. Saturday. See the Braves schedule and stats.

In the Saturday ePaper: The Braves are No. 1 in NL East

Credit: AJC ePaper

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Credit: AJC ePaper