The Chase Utley situation sounds like something the Cubs went through during their teardown years, a fading All-Star player using his hard-earned no-trade rights to get what he wants.
The Toronto Blue Jays were winners at the trade deadline, but that won't guarantee them an American League East pennant.
The ball has been in Chase Utley’s court, trying to come up with an exit strategy from the Philadelphia Phillies.
If the last four days are any indication, the Cubs are for real.
The Blue Jays had one of the biggest trade deadlines of all-time, acquiring two of the best players in the game in David Price and Troy Tulowitzki.