The Tortoise and the Hare: NL Central Edition

You might be familiar with one of Aesop’s Fables, entitled “The Tortoise and the Hare.”

Either way, let’s take a journey, if you will, back to a magical time that Milwaukee Brewers fans called “June.”

Weekly Watch: NL Central intra-division play heats up this week

The National League Central has a important week of intra-division play this week. Here is a preview.

Early seasons questions in the NL Central

We are not even a quarter of the way through the Major League Baseball season, so there hasn’t been enough time for the perceived “favorites” in each division to create separation between themselves and the rest of the pack. There will likely be tight division and wild card races that go down to game No. 162, […]

Top 8 Current Candidates For NL MVP – Which Could Be a Race For the Ages

With just two and a half months left in the regular season, the race for NL MVP has been narrowed down. As he did for the AL MVP race, Zach ranks ’em from bottom on up.

Cubs Fans Rejoice At New ‘MLB 12: The Show’ Commercial Showing Lovable Losers Finally Winning The World Series

A new commercial for MLB 12: The Show was released today, and it struck a chord with the best or worst fans (depending whom you ask) in Major League Baseball.

Cardinals need to be angry birds in Milwaukee

Over the next 38 days, the National League Central Division will go a long ways toward being decided. During that time-frame, the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals will each play 35 games…including 12 against each other, beginning Monday night at Miller Park.

Computers don’t lie: Pirates odds still 100-1

If Accuscore is the be-all, end-all, know it all, then the Pittsburgh Pirates might as well lower the Jolly Roger. That’s because this week’s projections give the Pirates a mere 1.0% chance of winning the National League Central.

OMG! WTF! STFU! The Pittsburgh Pirates are in first place.

Stop whatever you are doing right now and look at the image below. That, folks, is a screenshot of the current NL Central standings, taken from, on this the 16th day of July. And the Pittsburgh f’ing Pirates are in first f’ing place.

2011 MLB Prections: NL Central – Reds look strong enough to repeat as champs

Today, we preview the NL Central and predict whether it will be the Reds heading to the playoffs yet again, or if the retooled Brewers or the consistent Cardinals can take the title.

Report: Adam Wainwright injured elbow, could be headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery

Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright is leaving the Cardinals’ Jupiter, Florida Spring Training camp to have his pitching elbow examined. The prevailing opinion seems to be that Tommy John surgery could be necessary. Uh oh.

Cardinals, Reds face off in huge NL Central showdown

With all due respect to the Yankees heading to Arlington for a first-place showdown with the Rangers, there’s no better series the next three days than when the second place St. Louis Cardinals move 350 miles northeast to take on the first place Cincinnati Reds.

MLB First Half Grades

The first half of the MLB season has come to an end. It’s time to assess each team a grade; so here they are.

Ned Yost Thrives in K.C. as Brewers Struggle

If things continue the way they’ve started in the Yost Era in Kansas City, Ned Yost might just become a permanent fixture there; Ken Macha, however, has not had such a good start in Milwaukee.

Good times along the Ohio River…

With a 7-2 triumph Sunday afternoon in Cincy, the Reds took two of three from the erstwhile front-running Cardinals over the weekend. The Reds now sit atop the NL Central.

Milwaukee Brewers Have One Month Left to Mount a Playoff Charge

The Milwaukee Brewers have precious little time remaining to mount a charge for the top of the NL Central. But with plenty of games remaining against the top two teams in the division, the Brewers have one final opportunity to make a run at a return trip to the playoffs.