Know Your Enemy: An early look at the NL Central

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Aug 14, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view as the Blue Angels perform a flyover behind the scoreboard during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Cubs are looking to climb out from the cellar of the National League Central and into the playoff picture this season. It’s a tall task for a team that hasn’t finished higher than fifth in the division since 2009. While the biggest reason for this has been the Cubs being very poor, the level of competition in the division has been no help. The 2015 will not be much easier, since the division is still one of the deepest in the league. Where the Cubs will finish is anyone’s guess. Let’s take a look at the incredible depth of the NL Central.

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