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Cubs' Jake Arrieta is calm ahead of playoff start against Cardinals

Cubs' Jake Arrieta is calm ahead of playoff start against Cardinals

Wearing a sleeveless T-shirt with "WE ARE GOOD" in big block lettering across the front, Jake Arrieta looked at ease while he made himself a sandwich and mingled with the rest of his teammates Sunday morning.

The bearded ace of the Chicago Cubs was one cool customer heading into Monday night's Game 3 of a deadlocked National League division series. He also was the biggest challenge for the St. Louis Cardinals, who insist they will be ready for the first playoff game at Wrigley Field in seven years.

"We've gone up against a number of teams and a number of pitchers where everybody kind of ruled us out and said you can't do this or that, and I think this team has...

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