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Topic - National League
Zimmermann, who started at home against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, was chosen by NL manager Mike Matheny. He will play in front of a large contingent of friends and family in Minneapolis, site of this year's All-Star game and just a three-hour drive from his hometown of Auburndale, Wisconsin.
Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.
Edinson Volquez spent four years watching Johnny Cueto evolve into one of the National League's best pitchers when the two were teammates in Cincinnati from 2008-11.
Last October, the St. Louis Cardinals were sufficiently flush with arms that they carried rookie Shelby Miller and deposed closer Edward Mujica in ceremonial roles and made it to Game 6 of the World Series against Boston.
Jedd Gyorko was a pleasant surprise in a mostly forgettable 2013 season for the San Diego Padres.
John Axford won't be helping the hitters anymore.
Asked how miserable he was in a 2013 season in Toronto filled with arm pain and hard-hit balls, Josh Johnson chuckled and shook his head.
Mayor Carolyn McAdams has been selected to serve on a committee of the National League of Cities during its annual March meeting in Washington.
He was the Brooklyn left fielder in the 1951 National League playoff game when Bobby Thomson's pennant-winning homer, the so-called "shot heard 'round the world," flew over his head.
Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard `Round the World" sail over the left-field wall during the 1951 National League playoff, has died. He was 92.