Will Jonathan Papelbon remain the Red Sox's closer for the entire 2011 season? Will Mike Quade be the answer to the Cubs' longtime futility in the postseason? Those are just two of the team-related questions heading into spring training.
Where will Cliff Lee sign, and for how much? Which players might be on the move? Will Bud Selig expand the postseason? These are among the offseason's most intriguing questions.
The regular season comes to an end Sunday and the NL West and wild-card race, along with the AL East champion, remain undecided.
As the regular season winds down, a pair of division titles and the National League wild card remain up for grabs.
The push for the postseason is especially in high gear in the races for the National League West and the NL wild card.
The season is at the halfway point and two-thirds of the teams still have a legitimate chance to make the playoffs.