The World Cup has a "group of death." Concurrently, Major League Baseball has a division of death—the place where title hopes go to perish.
That would be the National League East.
In an era when many MLB teams are tanking (or "retooling"), the NL East features a glut of franchises with plausible championship aspirations. It's the only division in either league with four teams PECOTA projects for 85 wins or more. It's a talent-laden cluster...hump.
If the Commissioner's Trophy isn't awarded to a member of this contingent, it won't be for lack of effort.