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  • • 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)....
  • • Sources: Mets reach 2-year deal with Lowrie
    The New York Mets have reached a two-year deal with free agent infielder Jed Lowrie, league sources told ESPN, adding a versatile veteran to an overhauled team that hopes to compete in the loaded National League East this season....
  • • Statcast trends that could affect Braves' 2019
    Looking ahead toward the 2019 season, here are some Statcast™ trends and metrics that could influence how the Braves round out their roster and ultimately fare in their attempt to defend their National League East crown....

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Top news - National League East

  • • Power Rankings: Who's primed for final stretch?
    Maybe the 2018 season wasn't supposed to go this well for the Braves and Phillies, but with the final stretch having officially arrived, the National League East division title clearly will go to one of these two upstart teams....
  • • Nola to face Braves twice after rotation shuffle
    The Phillies shuffled their rotation for this weekend's series against the Mets at Citi Field, and the move sets up Aaron Nola to face the Braves twice in the season's final 11 games. Philadelphia plays Atlanta seven times in those final 11 games, and they could decide who wins the National League East....
  • • Phillies fall flat in finale, unable to gain ground
    The Phillies watched the Braves fold in incredible fashion Wednesday afternoon, but they could not take advantage of a remarkable opportunity to gain ground in the National League East standings Wednesday night in a 2-1 loss to the Marlins at Marlins Park....
  • • Alcantara stymies Phillies in return to Majors
    Prospect Sandy Alcantara pitched seven-plus scoreless innings in his second big league start as the Marlins captured the series over the Phillies. Fellow rookie Austin Dean drove in both of Miami's runs. Philadelphia, chasing Atlanta in the National League East, stranded two runners in the ninth inning....
  • • Most pressing questions for Braves, NL East
    Of all the divisions throughout baseball this season, perhaps none has been more surprising than the National League East, where the heavy division favorites have been supplanted by two young teams making their ascension earlier than anticipated. The emergence of the Braves and Phillies has made for an intriguing season thus far, as both teams look...
  • • Most pressing questions for Mets, NL East
    Of all the divisions throughout baseball this season, perhaps none has been more surprising than the National League East, where the heavy division favorites have been supplanted by two young teams making their ascension earlier than anticipated. The emergence of the Braves and Phillies has made for an intriguing season thus far, as both teams look...
  • • 5 pressing questions in the NL East
    Of all the divisions throughout baseball this season, perhaps none has been more surprising than the National League East, where the heavy division favorites have been supplanted by two young teams making their ascension earlier than anticipated. The emergence of the Braves and Phillies has made for an intriguing season thus far, as both teams look...
  • • Braves push for NL East crown on Facebook
    The Braves push for their first National League East title since 2013 will be on display in a unique viewing experience this week as MLB's digital-only national broadcasts continue with the Braves' visit to San Francisco to take on the Giants on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. ET....
  • • Braves' East title push hits Facebook on Wed.
    The Braves push for their first National League East title since 2013 will be on display in a unique viewing experience this week as MLB's digital-only national broadcasts continue with the Braves' visit to San Francisco to take on the Giants on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. ET....
  • • SF hosts Braves in finale on Facebook on Wed.
    The Braves push for their first National League East title since 2013 will be on display in a unique viewing experience this week as MLB's digital-only national broadcasts continue with the Braves' visit to San Francisco to take on the Giants on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. ET....
  • • Kapler gives hitting coaches vote of confidence
    The Phillies have faded in the National League East since early August, and one reason why has been an issue all season....
  • • Braves activate Arodys Vizcaino
    The Braves announced Friday that they’ve activated right-hander Arodys Vizcaino from the 60-day disabled list. In order to open a spot on the 40-man roster, Atlanta reinstated lefty Luiz Gohara from the minor league disabled list, called him up to the Majors, and placed him on the MLB 60-day DL due to shoulder soreness of his own.Vizcaino, 27, was ...
  • • Klentak discusses Phils' up-and-down season
    The Phillies played good enough baseball the first four months of the season to take first place in the National League East and convince the front office to make upgrades before and after the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline....
  • • Phillies slowed by Mets in Wild Card chase
    The Phillies continue to wait for the hot streak that never comes. They dropped a 9-4 decision to the Mets on Monday night at Citizens Bank Park. It kept them at least 6 1/2 games behind the first-place Braves in the National League East....
  • • Braves fall, but magic number down to 7
    The Braves' pitching spun out of control on Monday night, and the Cardinals made them pay in an 11-6 victory at SunTrust Park, the site of a growing home-field disadvantage. Despite the defeat, the Braves inched closer to clinching the National League East. Their magic number was reduced to seven when the Phillies lost, 9-4, to the Mets....

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