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NL Wild Card - Cubs at Pirates: Game Thread

How do you pick a team to root for when you hate them both?

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

I think this might be the most interesting playoff game until we get to the end of the Championship Series or maybe even the World Series. As much as it hurts to admit both starters tonight--Jake Arrieta of the Cubs and Gerrit Cole of the Pirates--are amazing. Each team's offense is pretty solid too.

Don't hate me for this but for just one night I've decided to put aside my disdain for each of these teams. On paper this looks like an amazing pitching match-up. I can't decide who to root for so I'm just rooting for some good baseball. What do you guys think?

Today's Lineups

Dexter Fowler - CF Gregory Polanco - RF
Kyle Schwarber - RF Josh Harrison - 3B
Kris Bryant - LF Andrew McCutchen - CF
Anthony Rizzo - 1B Starling Marte - LF
Tommy La Stella - 3B Francisco Cervelli - C
Starlin Castro - 2B Neil Walker - 2B
Miguel Montero - C Jordy Mercer - SS
Addison Russell - SS Sean Rodriguez - 1B
Jake Arrieta - RHP Gerrit Cole - RHP