Aside from the Washington Nationals currently sitting in second place, the NL East has primarily gone as planned thus far.
Each team's success, or lack thereof, can be partially attributed to the play of their high-profile names.
Bryce Harper has been stellar for Washington, Justin Upton has been dominant in Atlanta and Chase Utley has resurfaced as a premier player in Philly.
Matt Harvey has proven he belongs in the big leagues as a legitimate ace. The majority of the Marlins team has been underwhelming.
Regardless, all of the teams in the division have had a handful of low-profile players contribute in unexpected ways. While some have been more influential than others, all have contributed.
The following piece will list the top five players in the NL East who are currently falling under the radar.