Cubs (1) @ Pirates (3)

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT

PNC Park at North Shore

Final - 9.12.2013 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago Cubs 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Pittsburgh Pirates 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X 3 6 0

Pirates 3, Cubs 1: A 1970s Flashback

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After two decades of slumber, the Pittsburgh Pirates are back in playoff contention. It was two decades before that, though, that the Pirates used to crush the Cubs' playoff dreams on an annual basis.

Cubs vs. Pirates Preview, Thursday 9/12, 6:05 CT

The Cubs go from tough to tougher, as they'll have a four-game series against the Pirates, who are fighting for the National League Central title (that sounds weird, doesn't it?).

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