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Can Braves whiff their way to title?
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Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton throws his helmet on the ground after striking out to end the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday in Atlanta. - photo by Associated Press
They might want to consider setting up a wind farm at Turner Field, because there sure is a stiff breeze coming out of that place most nights. The first-place Atlanta Braves keep swinging away — and missing, a lot of the time — which raises an intriguing question as baseball heads into the dog days of summer: Can a team that strikes out with such regularity actually win a championship? In all likelihood, no.