NL Central Standings
- The Cardinals promoted LHP Raul Valdes, among a flurry of roster moves.
- Jack Moore of Fangraphs looked at four high-cost Cubs veterans that could be trade candidates.
- Reds prospect Yasmani Grandal collected two hits in his Double-A debut.
- The Pirates have a $9.75MM club option ($750K buyout) for Paul Maholm in 2012, though they may decide that they want to extend him.
- Austin's Astros 290 Blog lists three trades they'd love to see the Astros make.