The Wild Card makes for a odd bedfellows, as just about every single professional baseball team is within shouting distance of the playoffs. Everybody into the pool, we’re all having Rocktober parties! We talk standings, Carlo Quentin, Brett Myers and tip our hats to Ron Santo and Barry Larkin.

Then a different twist on He’s Just Not That Good Anymore: the Justin Smoak edition. Probably too young for this designation, Justin Smoak serves as a warning sign for any fan hoping their departing star nets a hot young prospect. Things happen, y’all.

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