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Some things to read while studying your presidents.
We are 59 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, and to this point it’s been a relatively quiet winter for the Milwaukee Brewers. That hasn’t been the case for everyone, however, and Brandon Kraeling of Red Reporter has a recap of the moves made around the NL Central.
Scott Lindholm of Beyond the Box Score has taken things one step further, creating a great infographic showing teams’ projected wins above replacement (fWAR) across baseball at this point. The addition of Adam Lind has the Brewers around 30 fWAR, which is better than the Reds (~27.5) but trailing behind the Pirates (~31), Cubs (~32) and Cardinals (~42).
Those numbers would suggest the Brewers may need to look to the Wild Card if they’re going to compete for a postseason berth in 2015, but the news isn’t very good there either: Nicholas Zettel of Disciples of Uecker has a look at how a flurry of offseason activity from the Padres and Marlins has changed the composition of the middle of the National League pack.
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