The Winter Meetings concluded on Thursday and even though there is plenty of offseason left, I thought this would be a good time to take stock of what the other teams in the NL Central have done since the end of the season.  I won't go into what the Pirates have done, because that has been covered in-depth by many of Tim's posts this week.

St. Louis Cardinals

Might as well start right at the top of the division.  Needless to say, the Cards didn't have the best of weeks.  Pujols signed with the Angels for $254 million, which didn't really surprise me too much.  Arte Moreno, the Angels' owner, is very competitive and was chafing at losing the division to the Rangers the past 2 years.  Moreno wanted a Latino player to call his own and market to the heavily-Latino region of California.  ...

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