Archive for 'NL Central'
Houston was one of the league’s least consistent teams in 2009, winding up in fifth place in the NL Central. Despite one of baseball’s most depleted farm systems, the Astros actually appear to be making some strides. [...]
The Pirates certainly have some exciting pieces, but will it be enough to keep them from an 18th-consecutive losing season? With the way the NL Central is stacking up, it doesn’t look too promising. [...]
The Brew Crew finished in the middle of the pack last season, struggling all season long with their starting pitching. Left-hander Randy Wolf was brought in over the winter to help alleviate things, and should be able [...]
The Reds were respectable in 2009, and they’re hoping to be a team on the rise. First baseman Joey Votto emerged as a bona-fide slugger last season, hitting .322 with 25 homers and 84 runs driven in. Former [...]
Despite finishing above .500, the 2009 season was something of a mess for the Cubs. Milton Bradley was at the center of it all, causing several disturbances throughout the season, perhaps debilitating Chicago’s chemistry in the process. However, [...]
The Cardinals, picked by many to make it all the way to the World Series last season, flamed out in the playoffs on their way to being swept in the first round by the Dodgers. Consistently among [...]