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As Cubs rebuild, the gap's widening in N.L. Central
After Thursday's loss to the Pirates, the Cubs are looking up at everyone in the division and depart for a trip that could measure how far they still have to go to compete in the National League Central.
Potentially fatal flaws: NL West
Corey Seidman breaks down the fatal flaws that could come back to bite the teams vying for the National League West crown.
Potentially fatal flaws: NL East
The Phillies have a few glaring weaknesses, but so does every contender in the National League . Here's a breakdown of flaws found in the NL East.
Around the NL East: Atlanta's lead slips
A look around at the week that was in the National League East.
Giants make decision on Vogelsong, Pill staying put
Ryan Vogelsong may have the highest ERA in the National League , but Bruce Bochy isn't about to alter his starting rotation.
Nats await red-hot Braves
With the two best records in the National League , the Nats and Braves square off in an early season series as anticipated as they come.
Around the NL East: Braves on a roll
Sizing up the Opening Week that was in the National League East.
Peavy wants NL to stay free of DH
Jake Peavy will get a shot at hitting on Tuesday against the Nationals, and the White Sox right-hander hopes he'll keep getting those chances in the National League .
In Vogelbach, Cubs could already have their DH of the future
If the National League eventually goes to a designated hitter, something Theo Epstein wants, current Single-A first baseman Dan Vogelbach could be the guy to fill that spot with the Cubs.
A's lineup: Chris Young headlines right-handed infusion
With a lefty on the mound Wednesday, 2010 National League All-Star Chris Young will take the field for the first time in green and gold.