By Nick Gale, WLS News
(CHICAGO) The Chicago Cubs are set to start their playoff run Wednesday night, aiming to end their 107 year World Series championship drought. The Cubs face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
The winner moves on to play the NL Central Division champion St. Louis Cardinals in the Division Series on Friday.
Cy Young candidate Jake Arrieta takes the mound for the Cubs against Pirate ace Gerrit Cole.
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The Cubs have not been in the playoffs since 2008 and have not won a World Series since 1908. The Cubs have won 11 of the 19 games they have played against the Pirates this season, including six of the ten games play in Pittsburgh.
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