is a weekly bullet-point style notebook covering each MLB team outside of St. Louis. Each team’s record is in parenthesis prior to today’s games. Beyond Busch NL Central (9-16) – Chicago Cubs Carlos Marmol loses closer job (12-12) – Cincinnati Reds beginning to heat up? Joey Votto (11-14) – Swept the Mets, winners in 6 of last 10 Houston Astros (11-14) – Milwaukee Brewers out for extended period after tearing right knee ligament Mat Gamel (11-14) – Pittsburgh Pirates goes 6-for-11 with 6 R, 2 HR and 6 RBI in St. Louis Pedro Alvarez NL East (15-11) – Atlanta Braves ; 2 HR & 5 RBI in series against Philadelphia Brian McCann (11-14) – Sweep San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park for second straight season Miami Marlins (13-12) – New York Mets ; .392, 3 HR, 14 RBI, 3 SB, 1.077 OPS David Wright (13-13) – Philadelphia Phillies ‘s ERA is 2.83, Joe Blanton ‘s is 3.40 Roy Halladay (16-9) – Washington Nationals called up and makes immediate impact; 6-for-16, 4 (2B), 3 RBI Bryce Harper NL West (13-13) – Arizona Diamonbacks ; 3-0, 1.29 ERA, 0.81 WHIP, .133 BAA Wade Miley (12-12) – Colorado Rockies sent down to Triple-A Jhoulys Chacin (17-8) – Los Angeles Dodgers , not Andre Ethier , leads team with 27 RBIs Matt Kemp (9-17) – San Diego Padres to 15-day DL with strained left elbow Cory Luebke (12-13) – San Francisco Giants to 15-day DL with broken hamate bone in left hand Pablo Sandoval AL East (16-9) – Trying to keep pace with Tampa Bay Baltimore Orioles (11-13) – Boston Red Sox to 15-day DL with back problems Kevin Youkilis (13-12) – New York Yankees tears ACL and meniscus shagging flies; return in doubt Mariano Rivera (18-8) – Tampa Bay Rays to 15-day DL with partial tear of left hamstring, out 6-8 weeks Evan Longoria (15-11) – Toronto Blue Jays ; .307, 16 R, 9 HR, 24 RBI, 1.016 OPS Edwin Encarnacion AL Central (12-13) – Chicago White Sox – American League Pitcher of the the Month (April); 3-1, 1.67 ERA, 33Ks in 37.2 IP Jake Peavy (13-10) – Sign Cleveland Indians to one-year deal Johnny Damon (12-12) – Not quite the start the Tigers were looking for, but only 1.5 games back Detroit Tigers (8-16) – Posted first home victory of the season last night and it still wasn’t the story there. Kansas City Royals (6-18) – No-hit by Weaver as they hit low point Minnesota Twins AL West (10-16) – Los Angeles Angels ‘s no-hitter removes spotlight from Jered Weaver for one night Albert Pujols (13-13) – Oakland A’s having his second straight successful start to the season; 3-2, 2.53 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, .214 BAA Bartolo Colon (11-16) – Swept in tough four-game series by Rays; coming home after 10-game road trip Seattle Mariners (17-8) – Texas Rangers wins AL Player of the Month (April) and Josh Hamilton wins AL Rookie of the Month (April) Yu Darvish Follow the team links to go to the associated FanSided team site. You can ‘Like’ Redbird Rants on Facebook here . You can follow Redbird Rants on Twitter at @FSRedbirdRants and Chris Carelli on Twitter at @Chris_Carelli .