Offseason breakdown: NL Central

Originally Published: November 2, 2013
By Chad Dotson | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's Note: This is part of a three-day series that assesses each of baseball's 30 teams in a division-by-division format. Teams are listed according to the order in which they finished the regular season in their division in 2013.

St. Louis Cardinals

On Aug. 10, the Cardinals were reeling, sitting four games behind first-place Pittsburgh after losing 13 of 17 games. St. Louis went 31-15 the rest of the way -- despite a stretch in late August and early September ...

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