clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

NL Central Notes: Cardinals struggles, Cubs catchers

The latest news from around the National League Central.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

St Louis Cardinals v Chicago Cubs Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images

The Cardinals find themselves 12.5 games out of first in the National League Central, and have lost five games in a row. They are losing games by being sloppy and lazy, hitting in the key situations, moving runners up. It’s things that are aren’t associated with the St. Louis Cardinals.

With the Cubs playing so well, the Cardinals may be in for a long summer, and making a trade might not even be able to get them out of this mess.

More news from around the National League Central:

Standings ‘as of writing’:

Chi Cubs 47-21 — GB

St. Louis 36-33 11.5 GB

Pittsburgh 34-36 14.0 GB

Milwaukee 31-39 17.0 GB

Cincinnati 27-43 21.0 GB