The Reds have had a great season, and all they have to show for it is looking up at two teams above them in the standings. At least they have a relatively solid grip on that last wild card spot,…

We've taken a look at the 2014 Cubs Payroll as part of this series and we learned that it's unlikely the Cubs are going to have enough money to buy themselves a championship. They'll have about $25-35 million to spend…

I thought it was about time to take a more thorough look at the 2014 Cubs and eventually discuss ways in which they could contend. The first thing to look at is how much money the Cubs may have to…

Now that the trade deadline is almost here, baseball fans are excited to see who might be dealt, and what prospect might be had. Invariably, people are looking for the "impact bat" or the "ace pitcher." When we talk about…

Source says #Cubs indeed listening on Samardzija, adds, “asking price high as expected.” — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 27, 2013 The Cubs are listening to offers for any player on their roster. If they were not, they would not be…

Let's talk about a possible Jeff Samardzija extension for a bit.  ​Jeff Samardzija has been mentioned in some trade rumors though I find it unlikely he'll be traded. He's in his first year of arbitration this season and has two…