2013 record: 97-65, 1st place in NL Central
Manager: Mike Matheny, 3rd season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $109 million
If you've been able to muster up the strength to watch this year's NLCS -- and it's perfectly understandable if you haven't, given how Game 5 of the NLDS ended -- you've seen quite a compelling se
Heading into the Nationals and Cardinals Nationals League Division Series, St. Louis held a distinct advantage in experience. The Cardinals are the most storied franchise in the N.L.