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ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts give their best bets for the NL wild-card game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates.
On Tuesday, I previewed the American League playoffs, and today, it's the National League's turn.
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With a young core and a strong one-two punch at the top of the rotation, the Cubs are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
How to bet the NL wild-card game
Writes Andrew Lange: "As good as [Gerrit] Cole has been, [Jake] Arrieta has been better. ... It's important to look at this game through the lens of a one-game scenario but make no mistake, Arrieta is well deserving of being the road chalk." Chalk picks (Insider)
He doesn't hit much and hasn't for years. He doesn't play much, either. Nonetheless, here's a claim for backup catcher David Ross as one of the Cubs' most valuable players entering the playoffs.
Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic discuss the Astros' AL wild card win and preview the NL wild card matchup with Buster Olney and Jayson Stark. Plus, Kirk Herbstreit and Ronda Rousey join the show.
What the Cubs lack in experience, they've made up for with talent and confidence all season long. The formula will be put to the test in Pittsburgh.
Jake Arrieta is bad news for Pirates
Arrieta's 0.75 ERA against Pittsburgh in the regular season is tied for the lowest a pitcher has had against a postseason opponent in the same season (Elias).
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A look at the pitching matchup between Jake Arrieta and Gerrit Cole, and what made each so successful against his opponent this season.
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Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic preview the NL wild card matchup between the Cubs and Pirates with ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark. Plus, MMA fighter Ronda Rousey joins the show.
The Cubs arrived in the postseason ahead of schedule. Now that they are there, can they make noise in October despite their youth?
ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark feels that we shouldn't overlook Gerrit Cole in the NL wild-card matchup between the Cubs and Pirates. Plus, he discusses the Yankees' future after their wild-card loss.
Arrieta, Cole to meet in NL wild-card game
Cubs RHP Jake Arrieta has been lights-out since the All-Star break. Can he shut down Gerrit Cole and the Pirates in the NL wild-card game today?
Can Pittsburgh get Andrew McCutchen some support? Will Chicago even need to lend Jake Arrieta a hand? Why can't these teams play a series? Two of those answers will help determine who gets to play St. Louis in the NLDS.