Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/8/14
ESPN Sweet Spot with an interesting way of ranking the NL East. They ranked all five teams by position and used a regular rank score of 5 points to 1 point for first place to last place. Check out the main article on ESPN to read all the commentary which accompanied each ranking. Catcher 1. Brian McCann, Braves 2. Wilson Ramos, Nationals 3. Carlos Ruiz, Phillies 4. Josh Thole, Mets 5. John Buck, Marlins First base 1. Freddie Freeman, Braves 2. Ryan Howard/Jim Thome, Phillies 3. Ike Davis, Mets 4. Gaby Sanchez, Marlins 5. Adam LaRoche, Nationals Second base 1. Chase Utley, Phillies 2. Danny Espinosa, Nationals 3. Dan Uggla, Braves 4. Daniel Murphy, Mets 5. Omar Infante, Marlins Third base 1. Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals 2. David Wright, Mets 3. Hanley Ramirez, Marlins 4. Chipper Jones, Braves 5. Placido Polanco, Phillies Shortstop 1. Jose Reyes, Marlins 2. Jimmy Rollins, Phillies 3. Ruben Tejada, Mets 4. Ian Desmond, Nationals 5. Tyler Pastornicky, Braves Left field 1. Michael Morse, Nat
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