The Braves are closing in on their fifth straight NL East title after beating the Mets

ATLANTA (AP) – Matt Olson knew the Atlanta Braves were too talented to stay in a season-long slump.

That’s why no one panicked when the New York Mets’ division lead grew to double digits in May. Now the Braves are on the cusp of another NL East title.

“It’s a club full of guys who want to win,” Olson said. “That’s the only thing since I walked in. That’s No. 1 on the schedule.”

Dansby Swanson and Olson homered for the third straight game, Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run single in the third inning and the Braves beat New York 5-3 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep of the their NL. Eastern opponent and leads the division by two games with three games to play.

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