The Cubs are having their best season in years and enter the week with their magic number for clinching a wild card berth at five.
No, Yoenis Cespedes isn't a legitimate contender for National League MVP, but the New York Mets wouldn't be nine and a half games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the NL East without the 16 ho
The NL playoff race is coming into focus...at least with the teams we're talking about.
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.