The Chicago Cubs probably consider themselves lucky they play in one of the weakest divisions in baseball. The Cubs lost three straight to Atlanta and Pittsburgh before righting the ship with a 1-0 win on Wednesday.
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Chicago Cubs may not be firing quite on all cylinders, but they are back on track to make the playoffs and try to defend their World Series title.
Not too long ago, the NL Central was a tightly packed four-team race. But with Pittsburgh losing six straight heading into Saturday’s games, that list is now down to three.
Pittsburgh Pirates has been one of the hotter teams in baseball ever since July 4th. They went 5-1 before the All-Star break and 7-1 in their first eight games after the break.
Getting swept at home by the second worst team in the National League is not exactly a great way to get your July started. But that’s exactly what happened to Pittsburgh Pirates as San Francisco came to town. The Giants pitching showed up and limited the Pirates to nine runs over the weekend.