A Contrarian View of the NL Central

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, March 31, 2011

I remember fondly throughout my childhood the February day in which my father would bring home a stack of baseball preview magazines.

I would devour those things and have continued the practice into adulthood. All of that reading material has helped me get through those final few weeks without baseball, but I learned long ago that such publications should not be believed as gospel.

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Pirates 2, Cubs 0

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Hero: Reliever Brian Schlitter has been impressive in both of his major league appearances. On Wednesday, the 24-year-old right-hander allowed one hit, struck out one, and walked none over two shutout innings.

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Pirates 2, Cubs 1

By Chris Rewers on Monday, May 31, 2010

Hero: Andrew Cashner, the Cubs' first-round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, made a successful major league debut in the eighth inning. The 23-year-old right-hander, who entered with two outs, threw just one pitch and retired Ronny Cedeno on a popout to shortstop Starlin Castro.

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Sincerely, JCB

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