Vote: Assessing the Braves at the All-Star break

The Atlanta Braves finished the first half of the season at 42-45, 9 1/2 games back in the NL East.

How would you grade their performance thus far? Who has been the team's MVP? What would you like to see the Braves do at the trade deadline? Vote in the polls below:

Atlanta kicks off the second half Friday with a three-game series against the NL wild card-leading Arizona Diamondbacks at SunTrust Park.