Category Archives: NL Central

2011 MLB Predictions

Many of you may not know this, but it’s actually a federal requirement for all baseball bloggers to post their misguided preseason predictions. Okay, it’s entirely possible that there’s zero truth to that, but this is the one time a … Continue reading

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2010 MLB Predictions: Better Late Than Never

It’s pretty obvious that the posts haven’t exactly been coming hot and heavy in the past month or so. Things have been very busy at work and there was a fair amount of travel in the mix as well, but … Continue reading

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Seven Suitors for Free Agent Second Baseman Felipe Lopez

It shouldn’t be like this. For Felipe Lopez, coming off a career year, it simply shouldn’t be like this. Lopez, 29, is coming off an incredible season in which he split time between Arizona and Milwaukee. On the whole Lopez … Continue reading

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Randy Wolf Signs with the Milwaukee Brewers

Another one bites the dust. An already weak crop of free agent starters just took another hit as left-hander Randy Wolf has reportedly inked a three-year deal deal worth just under $30 million with the Milwaukee Brewers. The deal, which … Continue reading

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Brad Penny Signs with the St. Louis Cardinals

Brad Penny is headed to St. Louis. According to ESPN The Magazine’s Buster Olney, Penny and the Cardinals have come agreed upon a one-year deal for the 2010 campaign. Penny, 31, will earn a base salary of $7.5 million and … Continue reading

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2010 All-Free Agent Team – National League

This year 171 players filed for free agency. Of the 171 total free agents, 99 are from the National League and 72 are from the American League. Unlike last year’s class of free agents, only a select few in this … Continue reading

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Joe Mauer’s Potential Trade Destinations, Minnesota’s Worst-Case Scenario

It’s almost time to let the real “Hot Stove Season” begin in earnest. Barring some unforeseen blunder by the Baseball Writers Association of America, Joe Mauer will be crowned the 2009 American League Most Valuable Player on Monday afternoon. When … Continue reading

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It’s Holliday Season in St. Louis: Cardinals Acquire Slugger from Oakland

One of the biggest names on the trade market has officially found a new home. The Oakland Athletics sent outfielder Matt Holliday to the St. Louis cardinals in exchange for a trio of prospects. The Athletics obtained third baseman Brett … Continue reading

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Mat Gamel: the Future is Now (or Never)

On Friday the Milwaukee Brewers announced that third baseman Bill Hall has a partial tear in his left calf and will be sidelined for four to six weeks. Four to six weeks would cover the majority of Spring Training, putting … Continue reading

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