Even though they lost Friday, the Cubs clinched their first postseason berth since 2008 because the Giants lost to the Athletics.
Not joking when he wonders if Tony Soprano ordered hit from dugout after Cubs had hit Matt Holliday with a pitch in the helmet earlier -- an accident, Maddon swears.
A few high-upside pitchers are not only still available on waivers in many leagues, but are slated for two starts. Al Melchior helps you to sift through this week's options.
The jobs of both Matt Williams and Terry Collins could hang in the balance of the NL East race
Could the "rally orange" carry the Cubs into the playoffs?
Let's devote some time to those hurlers who have excelled at the various pitch types. Starring: Chris Archer! Clayton Kershaw! Zack Greinke! Others!
Is Justin Verlander back? Is Jeff Samardzija done? Did Joe Ross fool us all? Just what was up with that Henry Owens start? Scott White helps Fantasy owners sort one some of this weekend's wilder pitching performances.
Finding the right two-start pitcher will be critical this week, and Al Melchior makes the case for you to rely on rookies Joe Ross and Jonathan Gray.
The Padres and Reds shocked many teams around the league by largely standing pat, leading to a trade deadline that ended with a whimper instead of a bang. Plus more news around the league.
Shaking off the unlikely Dodgers' loss Tuesday night, Heath Cummings demonstrates a needed short memory by going back to them Wednesday.

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