Originally written on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 6/1/12
The Phillies took two of three games from the Marlins in their first meeting at Citizens Bank Park in April. (Philliedelphia/Kevin Durso) When you look at the NL East, considering the state of the Phillies this season, you may be surpised at the standings. This is as good a logjam as any. Five teams separated by three games. The Phillies are still in last place. But they are only three games behind in the division. The Marlins are a red-hot baseball team. They went 21-8 in May to put themselves just a half a game behind the Nationals for the division lead.  The Marlins are led by Giancarlo Stanton, who leads the team with 13 home runs and 39 RBIs. Right behind him is Hanley Ramirez, who has eight home runs and 33 RBIs.  Of the rest of the Marlins lineup, Chris Coghlan, Greg Dobbs, Logan Morrison and John Buck all have double-digit RBI totals. Speed threat Emilio Bonifacio may be on the DL, but at the top of the lineup is Jose Reyes, who can make quite a bit happen on the base...
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