The NL Central has 6 teams. You would not have known it last year when St Louis
almost ran away with the division. The Cubs
, whom many picked to win the division in '09, cowered and crept away like frightened koala bears. I believe they are a better team than the Cardinals, and if they can get out of their own way, they can take back the division this year and, perhaps this time, get past the first round of the playoffs.
With the exception of the Brewers
, the remainder of the division is, at best, mediocre, and they'll have a tough road to hoe. Here is how I see this division playing out:
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