Around the NL Central: Tuesday Wrap-up

Tuesday's Results:

Brewers 8 Mets 0

Astros 3 Phillies 4 (10 innings)

Cardinals 7 Cubs 6

Pirates 2 Marlins 6

Reds 2 Braves 6


Team W L GB Last 10 Streak
Cardinals 21 15 - 5-5 W1
Reds 18 17 2.5 5-5 L1
Pirates 17 19 4.0 6-4 L1
Brewers 16 20 5.0 4-6 W1
Cubs 15 21 6.0 5-5 L1
Astros 15 21 6.0 3-7 L4

News and Notes:




  • Carlos Marmol, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, is at least 10 days away from returning.
  • The Cubs have signed reliever Mike MacDougal to a minor league deal.
  • Interested in recent Cuban signee Gerardo Conception? Here's a scouting report on the left-hander.
  • If only managing an MLB club was easy.
  • Wrigley Field: It's a great atmosphere for the fans. Facilities for the players, however, leave much to be desired. Maybe the "curse" will go away with the stadium.



On Tap:

The Brewers move on from New York and head to Houston to begin another two game series. In tonight's game one, scheduled to get under way at 7:05 p.m. CDT, Randy Wolf (2-3) will make the Start for Milwaukee. The Astros will counter with Bud Norris (3-1).

The Cardinals begin a west coast road trip tonight in San Francisco. Jaime Garcia (2-2) will make the start for St. Louis. The Giants will send Madison Bumgarner (5-2) to the mound. Tonight's game at AT&T Park is scheduled to start at 9:15 p.m. CDT.

The Cubs welcome the Phillies to Chicago and begin a two game series at Wrigley Field tonight at 7:05 p.m. CDT. Matt Garza (2-1) is the scheduled starter for the Cubs. The Phillies will send Vance Worley (3-2) to the mound.

The Pirates open a series in the nation's capital against the Nationals tonight at 6:05 p.m. CDT. Erik Bedard (2-4) and Gio Gonzalez (4-1) are the probable starters.

The Reds replace the Brewers in New York and begin a series against the Mets tonight at 6:10 p.m. CDT. Mike Leake (0-5) is still looking for win number one on the year. The Mets will counter with Johan Santana (1-2).

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