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Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park

TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus (CLTV) Monday and Wednesday; Comcast SportsNet Tuesday and Thursday

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Radio: WGN 720-AM

Pitching matchups: The Cubs' Carlos Zambrano (7-6) vs. Paul Maholm (6-10) Monday; Randy Wells (2-4) vs. Kevin Correia (12-8) Tuesday; Matt Garza (4-8) vs. Charlie Morton (8-6) Wednesday; Rodrigo Lopez (2-3) vs. James McDonald (7-5) Thursday. All games 6:05 p.m.

At a glance: For the first time in recent memory, the Pirates were buyers at the trading deadline as they try to stay in the NL Central race. They acquired former Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee from Baltimore on Saturday. The Pirates entered Sunday fourth in the NL in runs scored, 14th in homers and 12th in on-base percentage. Their pitchers had the league's fifth-best ERA (3.41). Andrew McCutchen led the team in homers and OBP. The Cubs are 3-6 against the Pirates this year, 1-2 at PNC Park.

Next: Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field, Friday-Sunday

-- Bruce Miles

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