Category Archives: NL Central

Cheap Seat Chronicles’ 2015 MLB Staff Predictions

It seems like ages ago that we were debating whether or not Alex Gordon could have scored in game seven of the World Series (he couldn’t), but in reality it was just a few short months ago that baseball went … Continue reading

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Developing: Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Headed to Texas

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports is reporting that the Texas Rangers are close to acquiring veteran right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers. There is currently no word about who would be coming back to Milwaukee in the deal, but it … Continue reading

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Cardinals Ace Adam Wainwright Begins Post-Surgery Throwing Program

Cardinals fans – and management – can breathe a sigh of relief, their ace is on his way back. Adam Wainwright played catch yesterday for the first time since undergoing right elbow surgery in October to repair damaged cartilage. The … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cardinals, Lance Lynn Avoid Arbitration with Three-year, $22 Million Deal

The Cardinals avoided arbitration with Lance Lynn today, opting instead to sign the right-hander to a three-year, $22 million deal. Lynn, 27, was arbitration eligible for the first time this off-season, but the deal buys out the remainder of his … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Pirates Finalize Deal with Jung-ho Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Korean infielder Jung-ho Kang have agreed on four-year, $16 million deal. According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, the deal also includes an option for a fifth year in 2019. The Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization … Continue reading

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Ryan Madson Attempting Comeback with the Royals

Ryan Madson has reportedly agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals worth a guaranteed $850,000. The pact also includes an invitation to major-league spring training camp and gives Madson – attempting a comeback after missing the last … Continue reading

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Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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