Jeff Samardzija pitched shutout ball in his first major league start this season and drove in a run to lead the Chicago Cubs past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Monday night.
Jay Cutler is the focus of the franchise. Will he prove he's up to it this season?
It seems people aren't watching the World Series. Well, here's a few good reasons why you should turn off the football games and ignore how late the first pitch is thrown and settle in for October baseball, writes Gene Wojciechowski.
While teams made deadline deals to help themselves during the stretch run, "Starting 9" reveals that none of the trades have had the desired effect.