The Cubs scratched Kyle Schwarber from Wednesday’s lineup with right rib soreness and can only hope this isn’t a serious injury for their hard-charging rookie.
CSN's JJ Stankevitz and Tony Andracki talk about the Cubs approaching the season's stretch run in this week's Road Ahead, presented by Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Honda Dealers.
The Cubs and Astros are probably the top two stories in the MLB pennant race this season, but with five weeks still to play, neither has a stranglehold on a playoff spot.
Entering Monday, eight teams were within six games of the American League's final wild card spot.
The Toronto Blue Jays were winners at the trade deadline, but that won't guarantee them an American League East pennant.