The Philadelphia Phillies finally relinquished the crown to the emerging Washington Nationals squad in the surprising NL East division last season. The headline-grabbing Miami Marlins finished last in the division after having such high hopes and the New York Mets? Well, they were the same Mets we’ve come to know over the years: lack of production that leads to lack of effort. The Atlanta Braves had another solid year, but have still yet to make that breakthrough to become a true contender. So what does the 2013 season hold for these teams?

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