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  • • Nationals cite ‘preparation issues’ in firing pitching coach
    The Washington Nationals have fired their pitching coach after a disappointing start to the season. The Nationals are 13-17 and currently in fourth place in the National League East. Despite earning a 2-1 victory on Thursday, the team decided it was time to go in a different direction with their pitching coach, firing Derek Lilliquist due to what W...
  • • Getaway Day: Does anybody want to win the NL East?
    Do any of you want to win the National League East? The others teams in the division don’t seem to want it. Going into Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals were separated by 3.5 games. The Phillies and the Mets were the only teams with winning records and each team has glaring holes that...
  • • Mets to honor season-ticket holders in amazing way
    The New York Mets are expecting to contend in the National League East after a few miserable seasons for the team’s fans. As a way to show appreciation to their loyal diehards, the Mets will be honoring said fans at Citi Field this season. The Mets have decided to incorporate the names of season-ticket holders to the roof of their dugouts. How awes...
  • • This sums up exactly how wild the NL East was this winter
    Although the MLB Hot Stove has made waves in the past couple weeks, this offseason was another slow one. Nolan Arenado‘s well-deserved payday was a welcome sight, but Manny Machado and Bryce Harper needing until the end of February to find new homes was frustrating to watch. However, it’s fair to say the National League East did its best to keep th...
  • • Miami Marlins' odds of winning NL East laughable compared to division opponents
    Although every MLB team has a clean slate with Opening Day on the horizon, some have more reasons to be optimistic than others. Virtually everyone in baseball is aware 2019 will be yet another tough year for the Miami Marlins as they continue rebuilding. However, that doesn’t make the comparison between them and the rest of their National League Ea...
  • • Phillies reportedly sign Bryce Harper
    The wait that’s gone on for most of the offseason is over. Free agent Bryce Harper has reportedly signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. This is a massive signing for the Phillies. First of all, it makes them better. By just about any metric, the Philadelphia right fielders were among the least productive in baseball 2018. They hit only .225/.318/....
  • • NL East Injury Notes: Hunter, Glover, Soroka, Victor Victor
    The Mets have had a few notable health issues arise early in camp, with Todd Frazier (link) and Jed Lowrie (link) each coming down with maladies. But they aren’t alone in that regard. Here are injury notes from the remaining four teams in the National League East: Phillies setup man Tommy Hunter has been diagnosed…...
  • • Gabe Kapler: Tommy Hunter won't throw for two weeks
    The Mets have had a few notable health issues arise early in camp, with Todd Frazier (link) and Jed Lowrie (link) each coming down with maladies. But they aren’t alone in that regard. Here are injury notes from the remaining four teams in the National League East: Phillies setup man Tommy Hunter has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 flexor strain in hi...
  • • MLBTR Poll: NL Central Hierarchy
    When the offseason kicked off, the National League East’s flurry of moves spotlit the four-team race between the Nationals, Braves, Mets and Phillies as a premier event of the 2019 season. Since then, the National League Central has drummed up quite the competition of their own. PECOTA projections for the 2019 season recently surprised many&#...
  • • Buster's Buzz: Why Nationals' defense will be much better in 2019
    While the potential loss of Bryce Harper could be a big blow to Washington's lineup, an offseason defensive overhaul might be the difference-maker in a tough National League East fight....
  • • Inciarte's key to success in 2019? Consistency
    It could be argued that Ender Inciarte stands as the X-factor in regard to the Braves' bid to defend last year's National League East crown and experience a successful postseason....
  • • Healthy Donaldson could be force for Braves
    When the Braves open Spring Training next week, their bid to defend their National League East crown will be significantly influenced by whether Josh Donaldson is capable of reestablishing himself as one of baseball's elite superstars....
  • • Here's your guide to Braves Spring Training
    Here are answers to some of the primary questions you may have as the defending National League East champs prepare to begin Spring Training next week....
  • • Athletics, lefty Jerry Blevins reportedly agree to minor-league deal
    The Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a minor-league contract with left-hander Jerry Blevins, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  Blevins would earn a $1.5M base salary if he makes the big league roster. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported just minutes prior that Blevins and the A’s were close to a deal. With this...
  • • 8 Braves named to Top 100 Prospects list
    As the Braves look to defend their National League East crown in 2019, they not only have a strong group in their starting lineup, but several promising prospects in their farm system. Atlanta has eight players on MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects list, revealed Saturday night on MLB Network. The only team with more is the Padres (10)....

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National League East videos

  • Pedro Martinez gets plunked and charges the moundPedro Martinez gets plunked and charges the mound
  • Demi Lovato sings the national anthemDemi Lovato sings the national anthem
  • Jose Fernandez hits first home run, benches clearJose Fernandez hits first home run, benches clear
  • Jose Guillen's mutant throw from the warning trackJose Guillen's mutant throw from the warning track
  • ARI@CIN: LaMarre's parents watch his first MLB at-batARI@CIN: LaMarre's parents watch his first MLB at-bat
  • Cardinals, Reds engage in wild brawlCardinals, Reds engage in wild brawl
  • Switch-pitcher Venditte makes his MLB debutSwitch-pitcher Venditte makes his MLB debut
  • Check out the top 100 plays from 2017Check out the top 100 plays from 2017
  • Harper makes Major League debut with NatsHarper makes Major League debut with Nats
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