Can anybody beat Jake Arrieta right now?
The Cubs feel borderline invincible with their ace on the mound.
ST. LOUIS – The Cubs had popped all those champagne bottles, smoked their victory cigars, broken out the dance moves and toasted this unbelievable year inside PNC Park’s visiting clubhouse.
Jake Arrieta was magnificent during Wednesday's wild card game, tossing a four-hit, complete game shutout in the Cubs' 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
And how did he celebrate?
PITTSBURGH — There are no seismographs that measure the tension of a city … but for two days Pittsburgh seemed tense.
Think it's safe to say the Cubs-Pirates rivalry is heating up?
Tony Watson's first pitch to Jake Arrieta hit the Cubs ace right on the hip.