Tonight the Chicago Cubs take their talents to Pittsburg to take on the Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Tonights winner will determine who faces the St. Louis Cardinals in game one of the playoffs.
The Chicago Cubs come into the series 97-65. They are 3rd in the NL Central Division behind the Pittsburg Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Pittsburg Pirates come into the series 98-64. They are 2nd in the NL Central Division behind the St. Louis Cardinals.
The game starts at 7:08 p.m. and will be broadcasted on TBS.
 Starting Lineup
 Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs’ Projected Starting Lineup
Order Player Bats Slash Line wRC+ PA
1 CF Dexter Fowler S .250/.346/.411 110 690
2 RF Kyle Schwarber L .246/.355/.487 131 273
3 LF Kris Bryant R .275/.369/.488 136 650
4 1B Anthony Rizzo L .278/.387/.512 145 701
5 2B Starlin Castro R .265/.296/.375 80 578
6 C Miguel Montero L .248/.345/.409 107 403
7 SS Addison Russell R .242/.307/.389 90 523
92 3B Tommy La Stella L .269/.324/.403 99 75

Projected starting lineup courtesy Grantland.com

The Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell hits into a fielder's choice in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
The Chicago Cubs’ Addison Russell hits into a fielder’s choice in the fourth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Projected Starting Lineup
Order Player Bats Slash Line wRC+ PA
1 RF Gregory Polanco L .256/.320/.381 94 652
2 3B Josh Harrison R .287/.327/.390 101 449
3 CF Andrew McCutchen R .292/.401/.488 146 685
4 2B Neil Walker S .269/.328/.427 108 603
5 LF Starling Marte R .287/.337/.444 117 633
6 1B Pedro Alvarez L .243/.318/.469 114 491
7 C Francisco Cervelli R .295/.370/.401 119 510
8 SS Jordy Mercer R .244/.293/.320 68 430

Projected starting lineup courtesy Grantland.com

KRT SPORTS STORY SLUGGED: REDS KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX DIAZ/BRADENTON HERALD (KRT150) BRADENTON, FLORIDA March 6-- Cincinnati Reds cathcher Benito Santiago, left, can't make the play at home as the Pittsburgh Pirates Bruce Aven slides past him to score. The Reds lost to the Pirates 11-4 on Monday afternoon at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. (BR) PL KD 2000 (Horiz) (lde)
REDS KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEX DIAZ/BRADENTON HERALD (KRT150) BRADENTON, FLORIDA March 6– Cincinnati Reds cathcher Benito Santiago, left, can’t make the play at home as the Pittsburgh Pirates Bruce Aven slides past him to score. The Reds lost to the Pirates 11-4 on Monday afternoon at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. (BR) PL KD 2000 (Horiz) (lde)

Conclusion 

The Pirates are going to win tonight’s matchup due to the fact that they have been here in this place before and their stars are not afraid of the moment. But yet, at the same time, they are hungry to win a world series and bring a championship to Pittsburgh. They are calling tonight’s matchup the best in the opening round from the standpoint of the starting pitchers going against each other. Tonight game should be very entertaining

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