Pirates win 146 games in 2017

Unfortunately, the Cubs win 147, and the Pirates are once again relegated to the wild-card game, where they fall 1-0 to the NY Mets, who rely on Sydd Finch's 112 mph fastball to win a squeaker.

Mets run comes on a dribbler up the 3rd base line, a mishandled pickoff throw to Bell at 1B, a disputed balk call where Cole's uniform rippled slightly as he broke wind, and another dribbler up the 3rd base line to plate the run. The ball never leaves the infield and yet the score is 1-0.

Finch unfortunately explodes after throwing his 178th and last pitch to log his 22nd K, the last out of the game, and is never seen again.

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