While the Atlanta Braves got off to a sizzling 5-0 start, they have since cooled and now sit under .500 at 14-17. It’s been disappointing for the Braves to have fallen under .500 so quickly after that great start.

However, this is about what we expected in 2015.

While the record may not show it, there are signs of the Braves’ improvement as a team. If not for some recent bullpen struggles, that record would be significantly better.

With that said, here’s a look at five ways the Braves have already shown improvement during the 2015 season.

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