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Jake Arrieta

Could the Pirates' success window close before advancing further into playoffs

Neal Huntington wants Pirates fans to be emotional about the team he has put together, and Wednesday night he will get his wish.tmpplchld The Pirates are one inspiring performance in this Major League Baseball wild-card playoff game against the Chicago Cubs from keeping the possibility of a thrilling "Buctober" alive, but they also are one dominant start by the hottest pitcher in baseball, right-hander Jake Arrieta, from being socked squarely in the gut for the second consecutive year.tmpplchld A loss would mean that the team with the second-best record in baseball _ yes, that's the Pirates _ would not have the chance to prove itself in a series. A loss would mean that, once...