30 Players: NL Central Rich With Young PitchingLuis Castillo, Jameson Taillon, Josh Hader head the division's crop of flourishing arms all looking to try and chase down the Cubs.
Watch: Madison Bumgarner Spills 6 Beers On Himself In CelebrationJust Madison Bumgarner being Madison Bumgarner.
Watch: Madison Bumgarner Quadruple-Fists Beers After Wild-Card WinBumgarner celebrated in style.
Surging Pirates Beat Cubs 7-3Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games.
Preview: Cubs-PiratesTsuyoshi Wada opposes Gerrit Cole tonight at PNC Park.
Cubs-Pirates Game Suspended In 7th InningThe teams were tied at 3 when a storm rolled through the area. With more rain in the forecast, the game was called after a delay of 1 hour, 52 minutes.
Cubs Call Up Mike OltOlt's hitting just .139 this season but will get another look.
Preview: Pirates-CubsVance Worley opposes Tsuyoshi Wada this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
5 Great Performances In LossesTim Howard isn't alone in registering a brilliant performance in a losing effort.
Castro Powers Cubs Past Pirates 6-3Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and Edwin Jackson finally got the better of Charlie Morton, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.
Preview: Pirates-CubsCharlie Morton opposes Edwin Jackson this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Preview: Cubs-PiratesJeff Samardzija opposes Edinson Volquez tonight at PNC Park.