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NL East Notes: Phillies outfield, Braves catcher

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MLB: Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

As the deadline draws near, one of the biggest questions surrounding every team is “what will they do at the deadline?” For the Phillies, the answer may be found in their outfield.

A logjam is about to be created in the outfield for Philadelphia, with Aaron Altherr halfway through his minor-league rehab assignment and Nick Williams lighting it up in Triple-A.

They will have to decided what to do with Peter Bourjos and Cody Asche, who both had good June’s to keep themselves in the conversation.

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Standings ‘as of writing’:

Washington 56-37 — GB

Miami 49-42 6.0 GB

NY Mets 49-42 6.0 GB

Philadelphia 43-50 13.0 GB

Atlanta 32-60 23.5 GB