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2013 Baseball Preview: Chicago Cubs

Year 2 of the Theo Epstein era on the North Side should feature a more competitive Cubs team
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<p> The Cubs lost 101 games in 2012 and made offseason moves that were patchwork for another season of rebuilding.</p>

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Baseball's Best Rotation? Washington Nationals

The Nats' plan to build around pitching is coming together
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<p> The Nats' plan to build around pitching is coming together nicely.</p>

After three times through the rotation (and four starts for ace Stephen Strasburg), the Washington Nationals’ rotation has been dominant. Extremely dominant. All five starters boast a WHIP below 1.00, allowing less than one base runner per inning. While the numbers are staggering (1.82 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, two home runs in 98.2 innings, .186 batting average against), the success of the group isn’t that shocking. All five starters have, at some point in their careers, been projected as top-of-the-rotation aces.

Cardinals Look to Avoid Elimination

It's the NL only today with two elimination games
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<p> The St. Louis Cardinals couldn’t muster enough offense yesterday and face elimination in St. Louis today. Meanwhile, rookie Josh Collmenter pitched the Diamondbacks to a win over Milwaukee, allowing Arizona to live another day.</p>

by Charlie Miller

The St. Louis Cardinals couldn’t muster enough offense yesterday and face elimination in St. Louis today. Meanwhile, rookie Josh Collmenter pitched the Diamondbacks to a win over Milwaukee, allowing Arizona to live another day.