I think I lowballed my usual hopeful expectations last year. I'm inclined to temper it a bit this year, but will go with the nice round 90 wins.
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93 and NL Central champs again.
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Pitching staff too wobbly for my liking right now, and the offense has some real question marks, including Rolen's durability.
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I don't have the Spring Training or injury jitters, same/better D behind same/better pitchers, yet folks worried about the rotation? Curious.
Can't win with 'em
Can't win without 'em
90 wins, win division by one game.
Win the Division
100. Century mark. I really like this team in a weak Central division
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Suck it up cupcake.
I'll go 89 wins, 73 losses.
“This one was a perfect one. I don’t know if I can find a better one, better timing. He [Price] really said some great things there. It really encouraged us to go back and do what we do. … I didn’t know he could speak like that.” Brayan Pena 5/21/14