Found May 06, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
It was a near-certainty before the season began that the NL Central would be one of the closest divisions in all of baseball. After all, the division yielded a surprise title-winner in the Brewers, a World Series champ in the Cardinals, and the league's MVP in Ryan Braun. And this season, the division's outlook remains similarly in question. The defending champs are ahead early, while last year's division champs, the Brewers, haven't quite been living up to expectations. Through one month, it's shaping up to be a heck of a race in one of baseball's most competitive divisions, top to bottom. Here's a look at each of the teams in the NL Central: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Standings: 1st in the division, 16-10 overall, 0 GB Team MVP through one month: David Freese Outlook: The defending champs have looked like, well, defending champs through one month. Only the Braves have been scored as many runs as the Cardinals (142), and only the Rangers have a better bat...
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