The St. Louis Cardinals finished the 2020 MLB season 30-28, in second place in the National League Central and the No. seed in the postseason. The Cincinnati Reds finished 31-29, in third place in the division and the No.
Kansas City (26-34 ) has been fourth in the division in back-to-back seasons. The Royals haven't reached postseason play since winning the World Series in 2015. Detroit (23-35) will finish last for the fourth time in six years.
Detroit Tigers left-handed rookie Tarik Skubal exceeded expectations in his first MLB season — a sign of even more success to come.