The phrase it’s always darkest before dawn is made famous in any number of action movies or historical dramas as the enemy forces are bearing down just before the heroes make their triumphant surge to victory.  In light of everything going on in the baseball world at the moment – the Cardinals being the best team in the sport, both NL wild cards came from the NL Central as well, the Cubs prospects are quite ready while the current “core” all regressed at the big league level, and they just fired their manager the day after the season – I More >