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Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Friday 8/16, 6:05 CT

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Friday 8/16, 6:05 CT

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Maybe tonight. Today’s Cubs roster moves: Here Happy 33rd birthday, Yu Darvish! Friday notes: The Cubs are 27-23 within the N.L. Central division this year, a .540 winning percentage. They are 19-5 vs. N.L. Central opponents at home but are 8-18 against N.L. Central clubs on the road. Of the Cubs’ 41 remaining games, 26 are against N.L. Central opponents, 13 at Wrigley Field and 13 on the road. Victor Caratini last night picked off Logan Morrison at first base, his third catcher pickoff this season. That’s tied for the most in the N.L. with Yan Gomes and...
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On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Pirates series preview

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Pirates series preview

Photo by Justin Berl/ The Pirates are in free fall. At this year’s All-Star break, the Pirates were 44-45. They were in fourth place in a tightly-bunched N.L. Central, just 2½ games behind the first-place Cubs. Their second half, so far, can charitably be called “a disaster.” They are 6-25 since the break, by far the worst record in MLB. They got swept by the Cubs at Wrigley right after the break and since they beat the Phillies July 20, they’re 4-19. Yikes. Plus, based on this article in The Athletic Friday, their clubhouse is in turmoil. Fun fact Sunday’s Little League...

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