For all the unbridled optimism and positivity surrounding the Cubs, they’ll still have to get through Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole to make their first playoff appearance since 2008 count.
Hold the confetti. Keep the champagne bottles corked. Unplug the smoke machine.
For a few hours, at least.
The Pittsburgh Pirates know where to find Chris Coghlan if they believe in eye-for-an-eye justice.
CSN's David Kaplan and Tony Andracki talk about the Cubs' upcoming week against the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates in the latest Cubs Road Ahead, presented by Chicagola
Before the season, Anthony Rizzo put the target on his back when he predicted the Cubs would win the National League Central.