Originally posted on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 4/1/13
Seems like yesterday that Ruben Tejada reported to spring training early. Well, one .096 spring average later, we're just scant hours away from starting the regular season. So the following is a comprehensive, fact based preview of the National League East, team by team: Atlanta Braves: The Larry Jones era is over. And we can all be thankful for that. Except in that moment when Larry mistakes his friend for a deer and shoots him in the face. (Don't say I didn't warn you.) Now, the focus is on family, as the Upton Brothers have united to become more powerful than you could ever hope to imagine. Justin Upton hit six HR's and drove in 19 in the spring, while brother B.J. hit .347 this spring. Crissakes. Add in Matt Vasgersian going into convulsions every time Freddie Freeman hits a home run and you are going to have a very annoying team this season. These guys are good, but not unbeatable. First off, Kris Medlen isn't going to be involved in 23 straight wins again th...
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