The Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs will play on Wednesday at Wrigley Field, at 2:20 PM ET, with Wander Franco and Dansby Swanson among those expected to produce at the plate.

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Cubs vs. Rays Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
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Cubs Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Cubs' 66 home runs rank 10th in Major League Baseball.
  • Fueled by 155 extra-base hits, Chicago ranks 13th in MLB with a .415 slugging percentage this season.
  • The Cubs have a team batting average of .255 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.
  • Chicago has scored 245 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
  • The Cubs are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fifth with an OBP of .333.
  • The Cubs rank 23rd in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
  • Chicago strikes out 8.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 18th in MLB.
  • Chicago has the 14th-ranked ERA (4.17) in the majors this season.
  • The Cubs have a combined WHIP of just 1.268 as a pitching staff, which is the 10th-best in baseball this season.

Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Cubs will send Justin Steele (6-2) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Friday, when he gave up five earned runs and allowed 10 hits in 3 2/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • He has earned a quality start eight times in 11 starts this season.
  • Steele has started 11 games this season, and he's lasted five or more innings 10 times. He averages 5.9 innings per appearance.

Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Cubs Starter Opponent Starter
5/26/2023 Reds L 9-0 Home Justin Steele Hunter Greene
5/27/2023 Reds L 8-5 Home Jameson Taillon Brandon Williamson
5/28/2023 Reds L 8-5 Home Drew Smyly Graham Ashcraft
5/29/2023 Rays W 1-0 Home Marcus Stroman Taj Bradley
5/30/2023 Rays W 2-1 Home Kyle Hendricks Shane McClanahan
5/31/2023 Rays - Home Justin Steele Zach Eflin
6/2/2023 Padres - Away Jameson Taillon Michael Wacha
6/3/2023 Padres - Away Drew Smyly Yu Darvish
6/4/2023 Padres - Away Marcus Stroman Ryan Weathers
6/5/2023 Padres - Away Kyle Hendricks Blake Snell
6/6/2023 Angels - Away Justin Steele Tyler Anderson

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