The Chicago Cubs are back in the playoffs with a win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night, clinching their first postseason berth since 2007.
The Cubs defeated the Pirates 4-2 to advance to the NLDS.
The Cubs are a game back of the Milwaukee Brewers for the final wild card spot.
After the Cubs lost a wild card game to the Pirates last year, they went on a streak of winning five straight games and swept the Brewers to reach the postseason.
But they were knocked out of the playoffs by the Cardinals and Cardinals won the NL Central by four games.