The National League East was supposed to be the Nationals’ division to win as they pleased, with the Marlins and Mets duking it out for a wild-card spot. That was in April, before anyone knew anything.
Now they know.
Not only are the Mets in the thick of the division race, neck and neck with the Nationals, the Marlins are flopping around near the bottom, trying to remain ahead of the lowly Phillies.
So much for preseason predictions
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