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Chicago Cubs (29-13) @ St. Louis Cardinals (23-21)

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The CubsĀ have not played particularly well over the last week or two. The offense has been rather quiet. Other than the 8-run game in the opener in San Francisco, the Giants pretty much shut down the Cubs offense. The Brewers beat them 2 of 3 also and they’ve lost 7 of their last 11. To their credit, they have managed …

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Series Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates (18-15) at Chicago Cubs (25-8) and game thread

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The Cubs ground the Pirates bones to make their bread a week or so ago, and after losing both ends of a doubleheader on Wednesday they’re likely pretty hungry again. Since then the Pirates have taken a series with the Cardinals and split a rain-shortened series with the puny Reds. As mentioned last timeĀ their offense has been their main driver, …