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.
This Week In Baseball: Midseason AwardsWe've reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.
3 Contract Clauses Almost As Crazy As Bobby Bonilla'sNo contract clause is worse than Bobby Bonilla's with the New York Mets, but here are some others that raise eyebrows.
This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play UpdateA little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
Levine: Max Scherzer Outduels Jon LesterBoth starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington's 3-0 win.
Preview: Nationals-CubsMax Scherzer opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.
Max Scherzer, Nationals Agree To 7-Year DealScherzer was 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA in 2014.
Report: White Sox Eyeing Top Right-Handed Starting PitcherChicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.
Report: Jon Lester Meeting With GiantsLester is the Cubs' top free agent target.
Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon LesterThe bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.
Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded IssueAs much as we think of the Cubs' future, we still don't really know much at all.
Report: Cubs Set To Zero In On Russell MartinMartin hit .290 and had a .402 on-base percentage in 2014.