Spring training is upon us and that means baseball is back. After an exciting hot stove season, it is almost time for the real season to begin. At this time, every team is equal and hope springs eternal.
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Of course, as soon as the games begin, things will change, but we don’t want to think about that right now. Right now everyone has a shot, no matter what it says on paper, just ask the Kansas City Royals.
We will take a look at the divisional races around MLB, today it is the National League Central.
The NL Central may end up having the most exciting race in baseball this season. Last season’s race was pretty good, with the Milwaukee Brewers leading for most of the season before the St. Louis Cardinals took over and withstood a hard run from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
This offseason several teams in the division made big moves, including the Chicago Cubs who signed one of the most sought-after pitchers in baseball, Jon Lester.
I will go over what each team did in the offseason. I will rank them from last to first (potential record in parenthesis). Let’s take a look at what happened in the Central:
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