The American League was once the most dominant division in the sports but that era is over but that doesn’t mean that these teams aren’t still putting in some great performances as they look to do the same in 2017.
Cuba is one of the biggest baseball countries in the world but a commitment to an old policy despite a changing environment continues to cost them a better chance at a title.
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It has regularly been one of the best divisions to watch in the MLB as the NL Central continues to have one of the best division battles in all of baseball and that pattern moves into 2016.
If you’re picking the most exciting division in baseball after just the off-season it has to be the NL Central as another teams has entered an already thrilling division race.
The MLB is becoming more and more even every year that passes as more teams continue to put their hat in the ring. The NL Central was a perfect expression of this in 2013 when they had one of the best division battles in the MLB. Out of the five teams in the division there were three that continued to fight for the division until the final days of the season. In the past this was always limited to the top two teams as the rest of the teams were put to the bottom to fight it out for third place. It was like that for years until the Pittsburgh Pirates threw their names into the title race.
For the last few years there has been a long debate raging on surrounding pitchers and how to save their arms. The two theories, one of letting them pitch and the other of resting, have fought over and over with the resting theory coming out on top. Yet still injuries continue to climb despite pitchers not pitching as much to conserve their arms.