Wednesday, September 16, 2015


Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2 in 12 to drop the Magic Number for an NL Wild Card berth to 10! Jake Arrieta tossed another quality start and Kris Bryant went 3-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored.

With the win, the Cubs are 3 GB of the Pirates for home field advantage in the NL Wild Card game and 7 GB of the Cardinals for the NL Central lead.

Up next: the series finale vs. Pittsburgh tomorrow, followed by a ten-game homestand starting Friday with three against the Cards. Go Cubs!

The Cubs Magic Number for the NL Central is

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