The NL East is starting to look like their American League counterparts, as it is loaded with talent from top to bottom.
The Philadelphia Phillies will again be the odds-on favorite to win the World Series in 2012. The Miami Marlins added some of the top free agents available in Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle, and the Atlanta Braves have a great pitching staff and some of the top prospects in baseball. Don't sleep on the Washington Nationals either, who will have a healthy Stephen Strasburg and have been linked to Prince Fielder.
Which prospects are ready to break out in 2012? Here are five NL East prospects who are ready to explode this season.