Around the NL Central: The Weekend is Here!

Friday's Action:

Brewers 3 Rockies 4

Astros 1 Dodgers 3

Cardinals 4 Pirates 1

Cubs 4 Reds 9

Standings:

W L GB Last 10 Streak
Cardinals 10 4 - 7-3 W1
Reds 6 8 4.0 4-6 W2
Brewers 6 8 4.0 4-6 L2
Pirates 5 8 4.5 3-7 L1
Astros 5 9 5.0 2-8 L1
Cubs 3 11 7.0 2-8 L6

News and Notes:

Astros:

St. Louis Cardinals:

Chicago Cubs:

Pittsburgh Pirates:

Cincinnati Reds:

On Tap:

The Brewers and Rockies continue their weekend series on Saturday with a game at 6:10 p.m. CDT at Miller Park. Drew Pomeranz (0-1) will take the mound for the Rockies looking for his first win of the season. Chris Narveson was scheduled to make the start for the Crew before he was placed on the disabled list. Marco Estrada (0-0) will fill in and make the start for Milwaukee.

The Astros will send Kyle Weiland (0-2) to the mound to face Clayton Kershaw (0-0) and the Dodgers. Game time in Houston is 6:05 p.m. CDT.

The Cardinals and Pirates play game two in Pittsburgh at 6:05 p.m. CDT. Jake Westbrook (2-0) and Kevin Correia (1-0) both look to remain unbeaten on the young season.

The Cubs and Reds will meet at Wrigley Field in a game scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CDT. Paul Maholm (0-2) and Mike Leake (0-1) are both looking for their first win of the year.

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