A banner week for the Cubs ended with three of their cornerstone pieces showing up in the National League MVP voting, yet another sign of the franchise’s resurgence.
This isn’t the NBA, so the Cubs didn’t have to put the full-court press on once the free-agent marketplace opened on Friday at 11 p.m. Chicago time.
Joe Maddon kept telling Dexter Fowler: You go, we go. And the Cubs went all the way to the National League Championship Series.
MILWAUKEE – Kris Bryant is too polite and media savvy to say he deserves to be the National League Rookie of the Year.
CINCINNATI – Jonathan Papelbon choking Bryce Harper became the perfect billboard for the Washington Nationals and their dysfunctional season.