CSN has the NL wild-card game covered. Catch an hour-long edition of Cubs Pregame Live at 6 p.m. Then, be sure to flip back to CSN after the final out for a special edition of Cubs Postgame Live.
From a guy who couldn't figure it out in Baltimore to the ace of a postseason-bound pitching staff, Jake Arrieta — a workout freak who tries to defy gravity — has undergone quite the transformation.
The Cubs aren't feeling pressure ahead of the wild-card game. Joe Maddon has them forgetting about curses, while Jon Lester knows from experience that this time of year, it's about dumbing it down.

Team talk

  • 3y
    Jeff Samardzija is "on a mission" this spring to not only put his football past behind him, but also earn a spot in the Cubs' starting rotation after succeeding out of the bullpen last year.
  • 3y
    Starlin Castro and Junior Lake may be on different levels now, but they're both impressive products of the Cubs' Dominican academy, which Theo Epstein saw as a strength of the organization when he took over.
  • 3y
    Matt Garza's sometimes-goofy, always-intense nature is one that manager Dale Sveum will welcome, even if it takes some getting used to.
  • 3y
    Alfonso Soriano blasted a pair of home runs an added a double in Tuesday's spring training game against Colorado, a reminder that even at 36 he still has some offense left in the tank.
  • 3y
    PlayStation took an interesting route in promoting the newest version of their video game MLB 12 The Show, playing on the emotions of Cubs fans.
  • 3y
    Ryan Dempster struggled to start the 2011 season, but that coupled with a new management team and heading into a contract year, should give him plenty of motivation to get out to a quick start.
  • 3y
    The Cubs' 2012 payroll is set after agreeing to terms with 24 players on the 40-man roster. CSNChicago Insider Patrick Mooney takes a long look at the 2012 funds.


Today's Poll

At the end of the regular season, how many homers will Kris Bryant have?
15 or less
31 or more

Team Schedule

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10/4MilW 3-1
10/3MilW 1-0
10/2MilW 6-1
10/1CinW 5-3
9/30CinW 10-3
9/29CinW 4-1
9/28vs. KCW 1-0
9/27vs. PitW 4-0
9/26vs. PitL 0-4
9/25vs. PitL 2-3
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Injury Report

8/24J. MotteRight shoulder strain (on 15-day DL)
8/24J. Soleroff 15-day DL
8/4R. Sorianooff 15-day DL
7/29E. Bonifaciooff 15-day DL
7/29N. Ramirezoff 15-day DL
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5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 PM CT TBS 
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 ChC: J. Arrieta  (22-6, 1.77 ERA)
 Pit: G. Cole  (19-8, 2.60 ERA)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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A. Rizzo1605869416338331101.278
K. Bryant151559871543152699.275
A. Jackson13649156131253948.267
S. Castro151547521452321169.265
C. Coghlan148440641102561641.250
D. Fowler1565961021492981746.250

C. Denorfia00-1000.100.00
D. Ross00-2002.000.00
H. Rondon64.6007203070.0691.67
J. Arrieta226.78633330229.02361.77
J. Grimm35.375620349.2671.99
P. Strop26.250760368.0812.91
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