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2015 Schedule
98-64, 2nd in NL Cent

NL Wild Card, Dolphins, Fisher/Barnes saga

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Bomani Jones discuss the Pirates-Cubs bench clearing game, the Dolphins firing the defensive coordinator, the Derek Fisher /Matt Barnes conflict and Frank Thomas joins the show.

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Pirates' Rodriguez apologizes for brawl, to cooler

Sean Rodriguez tweeted an apology for his actions in Wednesday night's bench-clearing scuffle and added an apology to the cooler he pummeled in the Pittsburgh Pirates' dugout after his ejection.

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2dJayson Stark

Commissioner: 'Worth talking about' reseeding

Commissioner Rob Manfred says reseeding playoff teams after the wild-card games is "an idea worth talking about" but added that postseason changes are unlikely.

Wild-card fallout (6:46)

Already looking forward

If you live in Pittsburgh, you're probably ready to put 2015 behind you. In that case, it's never too early to start prepping your fantasy wishlist for 2016. Who's the Pirate you should aim for in the first round? Early top 25 in 2016 (Insider)


Best of M&M: Dempster, His & Hers, Jack

Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic discuss the Cubs' victory over the Pirates in the NL wild card game with Jayson Stark and Ryan Dempster. Plus, Michael Smith, Jemele Hill, Jalen Rose and Myles Jack join the show.


The TK Show: Cubs-Pirates, politics, NFL

Tony Kornheiser is joined by Gary Braun and Howard Fineman to discuss the Cubs' victory over the Pirates and politics. Plus, Week 5 NFL picks with James Carville and Ron Jaworski.

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Stark: Pirates hit Arrieta because it was over

ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark covers a brilliant performance by Jake Arrieta in the Cubs' NL wild-card victory over the Pirates, the clearing of the benches and the effectiveness of the playoff format.

Stark: Pirates were angry losers (1:10)
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2dJon Greenberg

Pirates have no answer for Cubs' Jake Arrieta

It was another one-and-done postseason appearance for the Pirates, who put up little resistance in a wild-card defeat to Jake Arrieta and the Cubs.

Maddon on Arrieta: 'Pretty impressive to watch' (0:30)
Braden: Arrieta turns in 'unconscious' effort against Pirates (1:20)
Arrieta, Cubs riding momentum into St. Louis (2:04)

Pirates fall again in wild-card game

Pittsburgh was shut out at home in the NL wild-card game for the second straight year (Madison Bumgarner last year). It was the Pirates' fourth straight postseason loss, matching the longest streak in franchise history.


Arrieta guides Cubs to wild-card win

Jake Arrieta went the distance, fanning 11 in a stellar performance in the Cubs' 4-0 win over the Pirates. Kyle Schwarber brought the offense with a homer and three RBIs. Box score


Cubs three outs away from advancing

With a 4-0 lead heading to the bottom of the ninth, Jake Arrieta is back out to try and finish off the Pirates. Arrieta has 11 strikeouts and four hits allowed on 103 pitches. Andrew McCutchen will lead off for Pittsburgh. Follow live

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2609th
On Base Percentage.3239th
Slugging Percentage.39621st
Earned Run Average3.212nd
Quality Starts926th

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