I think with the addition of Ramirez's bat and Lofton's speed, the Cubs are looking really good now. Good rotation, some solid oomph to their lineup... the Cubs might make the playoffs if they play hard here on out. It's not as if Houston or St.Louis have been particularly dominant.
By the way, look at the front page picture on http://www.mlb.com
. How did Aramis know to slip the webmaster a little extra so as to get a decent picture?