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'Pitch' recap: Will Mike stay or will he go?

'Pitch' recap: Will Mike stay or will he go?

With only two more hours left in the opening season of "Pitch," time is of the essence, and this week’s episode, entitled “Scratched,” picks up with the whirlwind of speculation surrounding team captain Mike Lawson.

Last week it was revealed that Mike was willing to part from the Padres to play in Chicago. Maybe in an instance of life imitating art, it is revealed that Mike could soon be suiting up for the World Series-winning Cubs. While Mike seems to be at peace with the choice he made to waive his no-trade clause, the media scrutiny paired with his teammate's questions have him walking around with a personal storm cloud over his head.

Away from the clubhouse,...