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Around the NL Central: The Crew Goes Streaking

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Wednesday's Action:

Brewers 2 Cubs 1

Reds 4 Cardinals 3

Astros 3 Braves 6

Pirates 1 Dodgers 4

News and Notes:

Houston Astros:

St. Louis Cardinals:

Chicago Cubs:

Pittsburgh Pirates:

Cincinnati Reds:

This is how the NL Central stands going into Thursday's slate of games:

W L GB Last 10 Streak
Cardinals 5 2 - 5-2 L1
Brewers 4 2 0.5 4-2 W3
Reds 3 3 1.5 3-3 W1
Astros 3 3 1.5 3-3 L2
Pirates 2 3 2.0 2-3 L2
Cubs 1 5 3.5 1-5 L3

On Tap:

The Brewers look to sweep away the Cubs in their series finale set for this afternoon at 1:20 p.m. CDT. Zack Greinke takes the hill for the Crew and is opposed by Matt Garza of the Cubs.

The Reds open a series against the Nationals in Washington at 12:05 p.m. CDT in the home opener at Nationals Ballpark. In a matchup of new starters Mat Latos and Gio Gonzalez are both looking to pick up their first wins for their respective new teams.

Pittsburgh will conclude their series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers in a game set to get underway at 9:10 p.m. CDT. Jeff Karstens takes the mound for the Pirates and goes up against Dodger starter, and former Brewer, Chris Capuano.