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Milwaukee brewers

The Braves are the defending NL East champions, but they have convinced few people with their offseason moves—or lack of—that they are going to repeat. Look around at the picks: Washington, Philadelphia, Atlanta, or some combination of the three that does not include Atlanta as No. 1. The Braves added a veteran bat, Josh Donaldson, but he gave no indication in spring training he was back to 2015-16 form. Ace Mike Foltynewicz and veteran Kevin Gausman are injured, and rookies Kyle Wright and Bryse Wilson have been thrust into the starting rotation. To the chagrin of fans, Atlanta will remain 17th in payroll in baseball, just as they were in 2018. If the kid pitchers do not perform it will be time to open the vault holding all the money from the organization’s real estate deals around Sun Trust Park. Team MVP: Freddie Freeman

Freeman, 29, has been the team MVP and will continue to be the ‘guy’ with above average defense and three consecutive seasons hitting over .300 (.302, .307, .309).…