PITTSBURGH - I feel bad bringing it up, but hey, every other media member did it today: the 2015 Wild Card Game.

You know those unpleasant memories you have of Jake Arrieta slicing through the Pirates lineup? Well, Arrieta, do you remember?

"When you bring it up, yeah," Arrieta said.

In Don Draper fashion, Pirates fans, Jake Arrieta doesn't think about you at all.

"It was short-lived, we moved on to play the Cardinals and the Mets," Arrieta said. "And our season was cut a little bit short."

That seems to be the way for this Cubs team. Perhaps the enduring memory was that Cardinals series in the NLDS, the first time the franchise ever clinched a playoff series at Wrigley Field -- which you might note is a ballpark that's been around a few years.

The positive memories are s...

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