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"The Braves, however, are taking away hits at an incredible rate -- their implied DER of .734 would have led MLB this year and been one of the best marks ever. The Braves are also striking out the Astros at a very high rate relative to the Astros’ established level. Fewer balls in play and fewer hits on those balls in play -- with some help from cool nights in Atlanta -- have made it hard for the Astros’ offense to function."