The National League continues to be an up and down roller coaster as teams fight for the top three spots. This includes a two team race in the National League East as the New York Mets and Washington Nationals fight for the top spot.
The St. Louis Cardinals continue to be the top team in the National League before the All-Star break and now after. The Cardinals are 7-3 over there last ten games helping them build a 5.5 game lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Central Division.
The second half of the 2015 Major League Baseball season has opened up as a few surprise teams have played well around the National League. One of those teams that opened up hot to open the second half of the season has been the San Diego Padres.
The hometown kid Todd Frazier lands atop the winners list after taking home the 2015 Home Run Derby crown in front of his town fans in Cincinnati, Frazier who beat out rookie outfielder Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Great American Ball Park on Monday Night.
The 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star game brought the first half of the season to an end. Unfortunately for the National League the teams’ high powered offense built around players like Paul Goldschmidt and Bryce Harper couldn’t get the bats going
The National League continues to travel down the same path as the top three teams continue to hold their spots. This includes the St. Louis Cardinals who have played to the top record in all of baseball at 54-28 over the first few months of the season.