The 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates

2013 Results: 94-68, 2nd in NL Central (3 games behind) Key Arrivals: SP Edinson Volquez Key Departures: SP A.J. Burnett, 1B Justin Morneau, OF Marlon Byrd, 1B Garret Jones, C John Buck, SP Jeff Karstens The Pirates will be once again depending on the emergence of its young talent to continue its run to the top of the NL Central. They finally broke through, getting into the playoffs as a … Continue reading

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The 2014 Cincinnati Reds

Continuing the NL Central Preview series, I am taking a look at each of the NL Central clubs and looking at their additions and figuring out what I project they could do in 2014. 2013 Results: 90-72, 7 games back Key Arrivals: 2B Skip Schumaker, C Brayan Pena Key Departures: OF Shin-Soo Choo, RHP Bronson Arroyo, C Ryan Hanigan, SS Cesar Izturis The Reds were a lucky team in 2013. … Continue reading

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The 2014 Milwaukee Brewers

Continuing the NL Central Preview series, I am taking a look at each of the NL Central clubs and looking at their additions and figuring out what I project they could do in 2014. 2013 Results: 74-88, 23 games back Key Arrivals: SP Matt Garza, RP Will Smith, 2B Elian Herrera, 1B Mark Reynolds Key Departures: RF Norichika Aoki, Mat Gamel The Milwaukee Brewers are an interesting look for 2014. … Continue reading

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Kevin Reynolds and I are back on UCB Radio tonight talking the injury to Jaime Garcia, the battle that now creates for the rotation, and Kevin finishes his Arnold Schwarzenegger story that got cut off last month.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ivieleagueproductions/2014/02/27/ucb-radio

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The 2014 Chicago Cubs

Continuing the NL Central Preview series, I am taking a look at each of the NL Central clubs and looking at their additions and figuring out what I project they could do in 2014. 2013 Results: 66-96, 31 games back Key Arrivals: C George Kottaras, CF Justin Ruggiano, LHP Wesley Wright, RHP Jose Veras, RHP Jason Hammel, RHP James McDonald, 2B Emilio Bonifacio Key Departures: RHP Kevin Gregg, RHP Scott … Continue reading

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