For Braves fans everywhere, Sunday’s 5-3 win over the New York Mets was a huge deal. And yes, that includes Elton John.

The Braves, who had trailed the Mets by 10.5 games in the NL East on June 1, had gradually chipped away at that lead over the course of four months. Sunday’s win — which included one of the smartest plays of the season — to complete the sweep of the Mets virtually had the division locked up in Atlanta’s favor.