• The National League Central -- baseball's only division with three 90-win teams last season -- is at it again. Entering Sunday, the NL Central was the only division with four teams above .500 (34-46 Chicago was the holdout, but even the Cubs were 15-13 since May 30).
• Euclides Rojas, the Bucs' bullpen coach, was newest Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri's pitching coach in the Venezuela Winter League.
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