NL Central Watch: June 18

Here’s a quick glance at what’s happening around the National League Central.

Just Corey being Corey? As the Cincinnati Enquirers John Fay points out, Corey Patterson went 1-for-5, stranded four runners and sounded OK with it after the Reds latest loss. I thought I had good at-bats, Patterson said. You can’t worry about results. Cant worry about results?

The Milwauke Journal Sentinels Michael Hunt asks a valid question: Is it time for Brewers manager Ned Yost to be canned? Meanwhile, the Brewers Prince Fielder reportedly owes $400,000 in back taxes.

Its official, the Cardinals will skip right-hander Todd Wellemeyers scheduled start Thursday.

Check back later for updates.

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NHL
No Cup celebration for Avs as Palat’s goal with 6:22 remaining helps Lightning stave off elimination
But the bigger concern is the Sox’ offense, which managed only one hit Friday.