Milwaukee Brewers’ Rivals: A Weekly Look at the National League Central


The Milwaukee Brewers play in the National League Central, most competitive division in all of baseball. This week they signed Francisco Rodriguez, Aramis Ramirez announced that 2015 will be the final season of long career and Ryan Braun declared himself healthy and ready to return to MVP form.

In other Brewers’ news, Wei-Chung Wang is focused and has goals to make it back to Milwaukee by the end of 2015 and young prospect Taylor Williams has impressed thus far at big league camp. With just a few days until their first game on Thursday, the news surrounding the team has remained healthy and positive.

Here is a look at some of the biggest stories around the Central this week.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a new young star pitcher in Tyler Glasnow who may be ready to make an impact soon. With Gerrit Cole already headlining the rotation, Glasnow has the talent to make their rotation scary.

Tyler Glasnow Impressing Early on at Pirates Spring Training–Rumbunter

The Pirates also appear willing to do whatever it takes to keep superstar outfielder, Andrew McCutchen in Pittsburgh long term. The 2013 MVP is not only one of the best players in the Central, but a top five talent in the MLB.

Andrew McCutchen Contract a Focus of Neal Huntington–Rumbunter

With plenty of question marks throughout the rotation the St. Louis Cardinals appear ready to give a healthy Jaime Garcia another shot.

Jaime Garcia Aims For the Starting Rotation–Redbird Rants

The Cardinals not only have question marks with young arms, but ace pitcher Adam Wainwright is experiencing soreness. With early troubles it could be a long season for the Cardinals’ ace.

Adam Wainwright Experiencing Abdominal Soreness–Redbird Rants

Last season the Cincinnati Reds dealt with injuries throughout the roster. As the season approaches, they are still unclear whether Homer Bailey will be ready to take the hill for the start of the season.

Status of Homer Bailey Uncertain For Opening Day–Blog Red Machine

The Chicago Cubs have plenty of options to start at third base this season. If star rookie Kris Bryant is not on the opening day roster, who will start at third?

Tommy La Stella-the Chicago Cubs Starting Third Baseman?–Cubbies Crib

Bryant is not only a star bat that is primed for a monster season, but he is also expanding his versatility this spring.

Cubs’ Kris Byrant Will Recieve Playing Time in the Outfield This Spring–Cubbies Crib