Here are some articles from around the papers that are worth a read…

– Jason Marquis, this season’s player that Cubs fans love to hate (2007: Jacque Jones), will remain in the rotation and will not be skipped in his next 2 starts. Marquis has been skipped a couple times so far this season.

– The Cubs, with yesterday’s 12-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, are now 32-31 on the road. They are over .500 since early May.

– Alfonso Soriano almost has the same amount of walks as last season, and in 54 less games. The free swinging slugger is exhibiting more patience at the plate this season, a welcome sight to all Cubs fans.

– Former White Sox closer and single season saves record holder Bobby Thigpen reflects on his record and what it’ll mean if Francisco Rodriguez breaks it this season.

– While most Bears fan have some strange hate for Rex Grossman, David Haugh warns that you do not want to see the Bears let him go, as they’ll eventually need him this season.

– The Blackhawks signed 19 year old Akim Aliu to a 3-year deal.