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N.L. Central Standings: Astros Toiling In Last Place

The Astros have been struggling of late and the All-Star break did not help as they were swept by the Giants and have now lost 13 of their last 14 games. Wit this losing streak the Astros have fallen to last place in the N.L. Central and are 17.5 games out of first place. The only team within striking distance is the Chicago Cubs, but even they are 3.5 games ahead of the Astros.

NL Central Standings

Cincinnati 50 38 .568 0 Won 6
Pittsburgh 49 39 .556 1 Lost 1
St. Louis 46 43 .516 4.5 Lost 3
Milwaukee 42 46 .477 8 Won 1
Chicago 36 52 .409 14 Won 4
Houston 33 56 .370 17.5 Lost 4

The next series for the Astros is a four-game West Coast road trip when they face the San Diego Padres.

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