Why the NL East Is MLB's Toughest Division

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Why the NL East Is MLB's Toughest Division
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Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee are not only two of the best pitchers in the NL East, but they're also two of the best in MLB. But, other teams have a surplus of talented starters as well.

Every year, there's a conversation about which division is the best in baseball.

This year, I think that distinction goes to the National League East, even though the records may say otherwise.

Currently, the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves are on top of the division, with the other teams not even being close.

But don't think it's because there's no talent there. Just chalk it up to some bad luck.

Here's a look at 10 reasons why the NL East is the toughest division in baseball.

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