We will be better than the Braves, we are now about level with pitching, and i think our (still mediocre hitting) is better than theirs.
Our pitching is better. Hanson is hurt, Hudson and Jurrens are good, Beachy is ok, who is there 4th starter? I'd definitely take Strasburg, Zimm-nn, Gio and Jackson over their top 4. The bullpens are comparable.
Our offenses are similar -- a lot of "ifs" if Uggla/Werth rebound; If Freeman/Espinosa/Ramos develop farther. McCann is one of the best, Zimmerman is our McCann, Ramos could be. Both teams need better production from Short. Will Chipper be good for one more year?