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Projected lineup: SS Jose Reyes (NL-best .337, 7, 44, 39 SB for Mets), CF Emilio Bonifacio (.296, 5, 36, 40 SB), 3B Hanley Ramirez (.243, 10, 45 in 92 games), RF Giancarlo Stanton (.262, 34, 87), 1B Gaby Sanchez (.266, 19, 78), LF Logan Morrison (.247, 23, 72), 2B Omar Infante (.276, 7, 49), C John Buck (.227, 16, 57).

Rotation: RH Josh Johnson (3-1, 1.64 in 9 starts), LH Mark Buehrle (13-9, 3.59 for White Sox), RH Ricky Nolasco (10-12, 4.67, NL-high 244 hits), RH Anibal Sanchez (8-9, 3.67), RH Carlos Zambrano (9-7, 4.82 for Cubs).

Key relievers: RH Heath Bell (3-4, 2.44, 43/48 saves with Padres), RH Edward Mujica (9-6, 2.96), RH Ryan Webb (2-4, 3.20), LH Mike Dunn (5-6, 3.43), LH Randy Choate (1-1, 1.82), RH Steve Cishek (2-1, 2.63).

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Milwaukee Brewers

2011: 96-66, 1st place (lost to St. Louis in NLCS).

Manager: Ron Roenicke (2nd season).

He’s here: 3B Aramis Ramirez, SS Alex Gonzalez, OF Norichika Aoki, RHP Jose Veras.

He’s outta there: 1B Prince Fielder, INF Craig Counsell, INF Jerry Hairston Jr., 3B Casey McGehee, SS Yuniesky Betancourt, RHP LaTroy Hawkins, RHP Takashi Saito.

Projected lineup: 2B Rickie Weeks (.269, 20 HRs, 49 RBIs), CF Nyjer Morgan (.304, 4, 37), LF Ryan Braun (.332, 33, 111), 3B Aramis Ramirez (.306, 26, 93 with Chicago Cubs), RF Corey Hart (.285, 26, 63), 1B Mat Gamel (.115, 0, 2 in 10 games), SS Alex Gonzalez (.241, 15, 56 with Atlanta), C Jonathan Lucroy (.265, 12, 59).

Rotation: RH Zack Greinke (16-6, 3.83), RH Yovani Gallardo (17-10, 3.52), RH Shaun Marcum (13-7, 3.54), LH Randy Wolf (13-10, 3.69), LH Chris Narveson (11-8, 4.45).

Key relievers: RH John Axford (2-2, 1.95, 46 saves in 48 chances), RH Francisco Rodriguez (6-2, 2.64 ERA, 23/29 with New York Mets and Brewers; 4-0, 1.86, 0/3 with Brewers), RH Kameron Loe (4-7, 3.50).

St. Louis Cardinals

2011: 90-72, 2nd place, NL wild card (World Series champions).

Manager: Mike Matheny (1st season).

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