Last night's loss was frustrating, but really, it's not a huge deal so long as it remains an isolated incident. I was hoping to see the Pirates take six of eight from the Cubs and Padres and they can certainly still do that even with last night's loss.
Gerrit Cole returns to the mound after his breathtaking domination of the Rangers on Monday. I won't lie; I'm pretty excited to see Cole in front of a packed PNC Park in a huge late-season game against the Cubs. He'll face Scott Baker, who's making just his second start of 2013 after missing all of 2012 and most of this year with elbow surgery.
First pitch tonight is at 7:05.