Entering Monday, eight teams were within six games of the American League's final wild card spot.
Kyle Schwarber looked like the first and only player in the visiting clubhouse on Sunday morning, at home in front of a video station at a time when the entire coaching staff hadn’t even shown up
The Toronto Blue Jays were winners at the trade deadline, but that won't guarantee them an American League East pennant.
If the Cubs make it into the postseason as a wild card team, who will start the one-game playoff: Jon Lester or Jake Arrieta?
If the last four days are any indication, the Cubs are for real.