A roundtable discussion of the state of the NL West and how each team will fare in the coming year.
A couple of bumps in the road could put the Diamondbacks’ hopes of returning to October in jeopardy.
The first part of a roundtable discussion about how teams in the NL Central will fare in the 2012 season.
This could be fun. As of Tuesday morning, eight National League teams are separated by 6 1/2 games, and fighting for two playoff spots.
This week, let’s take a look at the divisional races in the National League. For each division, the average rank of each team is listed, along with the standard deviation for each team, which is a measure of how much variability there was for each team. The lower the deviation, the more agreement there is about that team’s place in the standings.