The Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7:05 p.m. EDT. The game will be broadcast exclusively on Marquee Sports Network and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, which you can stream using a live TV streaming service.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs
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Contains: Marquee Sports Network and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh + 35 top cable channels
Contains: Marquee Sports Network and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh + 27 top cable channels
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Game Preview: The Cubs go on a 3-game losing streak in the matchup against the Pirates
Chicago Cubs (25-43, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (28-39, third in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBES: Cubs: Keegan Thompson (6-2, 3.27 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 48 strikeouts); Pirates: Jerad Eickhoff (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Pirates -116, Cubs -103; over/under is 9 runs
CONCLUSION: The Chicago Cubs are looking to break their three-game slack with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pittsburgh has a 16-19 record at home and a 28-39 record overall. The Pirates have a 15-28 record in games when they give up a home run.
Chicago has a 25-43 record overall and a 12-18 record on the road. Cubs hitters are batting against a collective .242 ranked eighth in the NL.
The teams meet on Wednesday for the 12th time this season. The Pirates lead the season series 7-4.
POWERFUL: Daniel Vogelbach has seven doubles, one triple and eight homers for the Pirates. Jack Suwinski is 7 of 31 with a double and three home runs in the last 10 games.
Ian Happ has a .289 batting average to rank fourth with the Cubs and has 15 doubles, two triples and seven homers. Willson Contreras is 11-to-37 with two homers and four RBI in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 4-6, .206 batting average, 3.98 ERA, better than two-carry opponents
Cubs: 2-8, .243 batting average, 8.48 ERA, surpassed on 59 runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Zach Thompson: 15 days IL (forearm), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo: 10 days IL (back), Dillon Peters: 15 days IL (back), Tucupita Marcano: 10 days IL (covid-19), Canaan Smith-Njigba : 60 days IL (wrist), Duane Underwood Jr.: 15 days IL (Covid-19), Josh VanMeter: 10 days IL (fingers), Ben Gamel: 10 days IL (hamstring), Kevin Newman: 60 days IL (groin ), Roberto Perez: 60-day IL (hamstring), Jake Marisnick: 10-day IL (thumb), Greg Allen: 60-day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-day IL (Elbow)
Hatchlings: Frank Schwindel: 10-day IL (back), Nick Madrigal: 10-day IL (groin), Wade Miley: 15-day IL (shoulder), Marcus Stroman: 15-day IL (shoulder), David Bote: 60-day IL ( Shoulder), Manuel Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Smyly: 15-Day IL (oblique), Seiya Suzuki: 10-Day IL (finger), Ethan Roberts: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael Hermosillo: 10-Day IL (Covid), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (Elbow)