NL Central has MLB’s tightest divisional race

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and the MLB divisional races are just beginning to take shape. Perhaps surprisingly, the most competitive race to this point has been in the National League Central Division.The NL Central is home to the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. The North Siders were expected by many to run away with the division, … Continue reading NL Central has MLB’s tightest divisional race

Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson is now the hunter

Anderson has gone from being the hunted to the hunter in MilwaukeeThe Milwaukee Brewers haven’t fielded a winning team since the 2014 season. It has been six years since the 2011 Brew Crew won 96 games and the NL Central Division crown. That was the most recent contending seasons for the club.Thus far in the 2017 season, … Continue reading Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson is now the hunter

Starting pitching has Cardinals flying high again

Lance Lynn and his rotation mates leading Cardinals comebackThe Saint Louis Cardinals are the most historically successful franchise in the history of the National League. That success is not just ancient history. The Cards have dominated the NL Central Division for more than a decade.The Cardinals have won more World Series titles (11), and more National League … Continue reading Starting pitching has Cardinals flying high again

Too soon to count out slow starting Cardinals

The Saint Louis Cardinals, perennial National League contenders, are off to an uncharacteristically slow start this season. The team is currently sitting at the bottom of the overall National League standings with a 4-9 record.Saint Louis has won an NL-record 11 World Series championships. In addition, the franchise has won 19 National League pennants. The club has captured 13 division crowns, including … Continue reading Too soon to count out slow starting Cardinals

Champion Cubs may have next young star in Albert Almora

The Chicago Cubs ended the more than 70-year old “Curse of the Billy Goat” by powering their way to a 2016 World Series championship.A group of talented and youthful position players were keys in making that title possible. There were a pair of 26-year old players serving as virtual senior citizens in first baseman Anthony Rizzo and right fielder Jason … Continue reading Champion Cubs may have next young star in Albert Almora