Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Around the Bases Vol III: NL Central Preview
The last division we looked at was the NL West. Now, Around the Bases takes a peek at the NL Central.

From the end of the 2007 season to the end of the 2008 season, every team in the NL Central had improved, with the exception of the Pittsburgh Pirates. They somehow managed to have dropped a game. Even the Cincinnati Reds improved by 2 wins. Oddly, the St. Louis Cardinals went from six games under .500 (78-84) to 10 games over .500 (86-76), yet still managed to drop from 3rd place to 4th place in the division. Houston had an even bigger swing, going from 16 games under .500 (73-89) to 9 games over (86-75), and went from 4th to 3rd place in the division.

The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, maintained their dominance of the NL Central division for the 2nd year in a row. That is where Around the Bases begins today.

The rest of the column can be found in TMRZoo's sports page. The link is listed below for your convenience.
Around the Bases Vol III: NL Central Preview

Enjoy, and as always your comments are welcome.

There's no crying in baseball

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Around The Bases Vol I: AL West Preview Gator 1 3,684 06-09-2021, 10:07 AM
Last Post: ImaSeal
  Around the Bases Vol IV: Strasburg Dazzles in Debut Gator 1 1,905 06-09-2010, 04:35 PM
Last Post: Gator
  TMRZoo BCS Bowl Games Preview, Part I Gator 1 2,052 01-01-2010, 12:11 PM
Last Post: Gator
  Around The Bases: Mets Sign Jason Bay Gator 4 3,290 12-30-2009, 08:38 PM
Last Post: Gator
  Around The Bases: Hot Stove Edition Gator 1 2,102 12-15-2009, 03:25 PM
Last Post: Gator
  TMR 2009 Heisman Award Preview Gator 3 2,687 12-11-2009, 09:13 AM
Last Post: Gator
  World Series Preview Gator 9 5,222 11-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Last Post: bobbyt2
  NLCS Preview Gator 16 9,219 10-22-2009, 02:17 PM
Last Post: Hooch
  American League Divisional Series Preview PT I Gator 14 8,030 10-20-2009, 02:23 PM
Last Post: Hooch
  NL Divisional Series Preview Gator 15 8,052 10-16-2009, 09:10 AM
Last Post: homer

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)