CINCINNATI – The best-case scenario for the Cubs is Jake Arrieta throwing nine innings and shutting down the Pittsburgh Pirates in a one-game playoff.
James Russell has the most appearances by a left-handed pitcher in Cubs franchise history.
But that doesn't matter now.
In September, nothing matters but winning.
The Cubs finalized their first wave of September call-ups on Tuesday, recalling infielder Javier Baez and Tsuyoshi Wada from Triple-A Iowa.
By David Ferris
From Comcast SportsNet