Spiegel: Cubs' Kyle Hendricks Is The Truly Unique NL Cy Young Front-RunnerHendricks is tangible proof that smarts, preparation, movement and pinpoint control can still flummox big league hitters.
Wisch: Taveras Tragedy Evokes Memories of Cubs' HubbsThe "what if?" question is so haunting, so sad in life and sports.
Levine: Hendricks Continues To Be DominantKyle Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA this season.
View: How Past Cubs Prospects Have Fared In Wrigley DebutsJavier Baez is expected to make his Wrigley Field debut this afternoon.
Wisch: 5 Thoughts From A Weekend In CooperstownWhite Sox fans turned out in full force to support Frank Thomas.
Levine: Maddux Stays In Character In Hall Of Fame SpeechGreg Maddux was truly one of a kind in a 22-year career in which he won 355 games.
6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of FameTaking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.
Levine: Cubs' Celebration Seems Incomplete Without IconsThe 100-year celebration of Wrigley won't include Sosa, Zambrano, Maddux or Sandberg.
Wisch: With Maddux, HOF Chooses Logic Over LogosWhen he’s inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer, Maddux won’t be any of them – and yet, at the same time, he’ll be all of them.
Maddux Won't Have A Team Logo On Hall Of Fame PlaqueGreg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.
Levine: Maddux And Sandberg Say No To Cub Invitation; No Invite For SosaThe Chicago Cubs invited both Hall of fame pitcher Greg Maddux and infielder Ryne Sandberg to the Cub Convention this weekend.
Wisch: A Brave In The Hall, But Is Maddux A Cub At Heart? Come July, Greg Maddux will enter the Hall of Fame with an Atlanta Braves cap emblazoned on his plaque. And that’s absolutely as it should be.