National League Weekly Wrap Up


Taking a look around the National League, here is a link of interest for every team.


Tomahawk Take – Gavin’s Elbow – Looking Further Ahead

 takes an in-depth look into Gavin Floyd’s injury means for the Atlanta Braves and their future.

Marlin Maniac The Marlins Outfield Dilemna

 talks about the Marlins and the tough situation regarding their outfield.

Rising Apple – Curtis Granderson: Leadoff Hitter?

 writes about whether or not Curtis Granderson should be the leadoff hitter for the Mets. 

That Ball’s Outta Here – The Philadelphia Phillies Bullpen is Suddenly Elite

 goes in-depth on the current state of the Phillies bullpen, and how all of a sudden, they are elite.

District On Deck – Strasburg At His Best When He Slows It Down

 provides a complete breakdown on Stephen Strasburg’s changeup.


Cubbies Crib – Major Roster Moves Abound Amongst Chicago Cubs’ Affiliates

 breaks down roster moves within the Cubs’ affiliates. 

Blog Red Machine – How Valuable has Billy Hamilton been so Far?

Jun 15, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton (6) runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

 talks about Billy Hamilton and his offensive, defensive, and overall value to the Reds this season.

Reviewing the Brew – Top 3 Players The Brewers Should Target At The Trade Deadline

 writes why the Brewers should target Brad Ziegler, Seth Smith, and Ben Zobrist at the trade deadline.

Rum Bunter – The Pittsburgh Pirates Closer Options

 breaks down the Pirates options at closer, and cases for Mark Melancon, Tony Watson, and Jared Hughes.

Redbird Rants – How to Save the St. Louis Cardinals Season

 explains how to save the Cardinals season.


Venom Strikes Should Tony Campana Get More Playing Time?

 breaks down whether or not Tony Campana deserves more playing time or not.

Rox Pile – Eddie Butler’s Trip to DL a Serious Buzzkill

 writes why Eddie Butler’s trip to the DL is huge.

Lasorda’s Lair – Clayton Kershaw’s Legacy Continues To Grow

Jun 18, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers players jump on starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) after he pitched no hitter against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

 talks about Clayton Kershaw’s incredible legacy and how it continues to grow following his no-hitter vs the Colorado Rockies. 

Friars on Base – Who Should the Padres Trade?

 takes an in-depth look into who the Padres should trade, featuring Chase Headley, Will Venable, Carlos Quentin, Yasmani Grandal, Chris Denorfia and Seth Smith.

Around the Foghorn – Five Reasons Why San Francisco Giants Shouldn’t Be Worried

 talks about why the Giants shouldn’t be worried, despite losing 5-straight.