Here are some news and notes from around the National League East division.
- Jayson Stark from ESPN talked to Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino, who said that he would avoid free agency and sign an extension to stay in Philadelphia.
- Stark also talked to Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren who said that they are not worried about locking up their all star catcher Brian McCann.
- Adam Kilgore from the Washington Post talks about top prospect Anthony Rendon, who the Washington Nationals drafted this past year. He has been turning heads within the organization.
- Michael Jong from Fish Stripes, the SBNation Miami Marlins blog, says that the Ryan Zimmerman extension with the Nationals might mean a trade for Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez.
- Patrick Reddington from Federal Baseball, the SBNation Washington Nationals blog, wonders if Stephen Strasburg will have an innings limit with the Nationals in 2013, and if he should have one.