Chicago Cubs: Are the St. Louis Cardinals again the Cubs’ biggest threat?

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Chicago Cubs: Should Cubs fans be worried?

I’m not sure “worried” is the right word to use right now. Cubs fans should definitely keep an eye on them, as they could continue to surge. What can make the Cardinals recent hot spell look more intimidating is the sheer fact that they are the Cardinals, this is what they do so often. They go on magical runs and find ways to win even when things look bleak.

Talent wise, the Chicago Cubs are the better team. If they get Kris Bryant, Yu Darvish and Brandon Morrow healthy and play good baseball down the stretch, they’ll win the division. Of course, the Cardinals getting a Wild Card spot could potentially create another postseason match up between these two teams. But we can cross that bridge when we get to it.

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Right now, the Cubs have to concentrate on beating the Brewers and Pirates as there are a lot of games left with those teams. Essentially the Cubs have no control over what the Cardinals do up until that final series. All they can do is take care of their own business.