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National League Central

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  • Orioles get good news on injury front

    Orioles get good news on injury front
    Perhaps it's just a small victory in a long season, but the Orioles left Nationals Park on Sunday without placing anyone on the disabled list. The Orioles lost two players to injury Saturday afternoon and their staff leader Thursday, but it looks like...
  • Brewers see core as key to their early success

    Brewers see core as key to their early success
    MILWAUKEE — There's real optimism in Milwaukee about the Brewers' chances of maintaining their hot start, though it must be noted they do drink a lot of beer around here. A nine-game winning streak made the Brew Crew the talk of the league last...
  • Brewers catcher hits cover off baseball in 'strange game'

    Brewers catcher hits cover off baseball in 'strange game'
    PITTSBURGH -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez was having a bad day. Not long before the Brewers took batting practice Friday night, the center fielder received a call from his wife back in Milwaukee informing him that their young son might need...
  • Time's ripe for Cubs to extend Jeff Samardzija

    Time's ripe for Cubs to extend Jeff Samardzija
    With the feeble losses mounting, the Cubs trading Jeff Samardzija seems as inevitable as not winning the World Series for the 106th consecutive season. The latest woes at Yankee Stadium scream for more offense, yet pitching is what made the Yankees look...
  • Cueto, Reds shut out Pirates

    Cueto, Reds shut out Pirates CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Reds catcher Brayan Pena enjoys working with pitchers who are confident in their stuff. Right now, few major league pitchers exude as much confidence as right-hander Johnny Cueto, who on Wednesday...
  • Brewers prevent series sweep by Cardinals

    Brewers prevent series sweep by Cardinals MILWAUKEE -- There was no need for brooms on Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park. The Milwaukee Brewers avoided a sweep and maintained an early two-game lead in the National League Central with a 5-1 victory...
  • Lynn dominates, strikes out 11, as Cards clip Brewers' winning streak

    MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers' nine-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Monday night at Miller Park. And wouldn't you know it was the St. Louis Cardinals who did the honors? Managing just three hits against Lance Lynn and Carlos Martinez,...
  • Down 4-0, Cardinals rally past Reds

    ST. LOUIS It is hardly the route that Lance Lynn sets out to take each game, nor is it what the Cardinals mean when they seek greater consistency from their third-year starter, yet there it was again Tuesday. The righty fell behind, slogged through the...
  • Around the bases . . .

    PLAYERS OF THE WEEK MLB: San Diego RHP Andrew Cashner Cashner turned in the most dominant performance of the young season Friday night when he pitched a one-hit shutout against the potent Detroit Tigers with two walks and 11 strikeouts. The strikeout...
  • Baseball capsules for the NL Central Division

    NL CENTRAL (in predicted order to finish) St. Louis Cardinals Last year: 97-65 (first, NL Central) New faces: 2B Mark Ellis (Dodgers), SS Jhonny Peralta (Tigers), OF Peter Bourjos (Angels) Former faces: 3B David Freese (Angels), OF Carlos Beltran...
  • Preview for the NL Central Division

    How they'll finish in the NL CENTRAL Pos. Team 1. St. Louis 2. Cincinnati 3. Pittsburgh 4. Milwaukee 5. Cubs New faces, places The Cardinals lost star outfielder Carlos Beltran, but that might not matter if Peter Bourjos, long considered a...
  • New faces will be key for Reds

    The Cincinnati Reds will be looking for their fourth postseason trip in the last five years when they open the season Monday against National League Central division rival St. Louis. And while many of the same names who guided the team to division...