The Pittsburgh Pirates are fading quickly in the National League wild card race, although there is still time to make one final run. The club entered Monday three games back in the wild card standings, although there are three teams ahead of them. This week, the club begins a crucial three-game series with the Cubs, who feature the second-worst record in baseball.
The lineups for Monday's game have been released. Here they are:
First pitch at Wrigley Field is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.
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