The Pittsburgh Pirates open a three-game series in Chicago against the Cubs tonight. First pitch is 7:40pm. Pre-game on WISR begins at 7:15pm.
The Cubs enter the night with a season-high five losses in a row. They have gone 2-8 over their past 10 games. The Cubs are currently tied with Cincinnati for the final National League Wild Card spot. Both teams are a half-game in front of Miami. Milwaukee leads the N.L. Central by six games.