Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Pirates: Kris Bryant at CF, Eric Sogard at 2B
|Saturday, May 8, 2021, 11:19 AM- -|
Game time: The Chicago Cubs (16-16) will battle the Pittsburgh Pirates (13-18) on Saturday (1:20 p.m. CT) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL.
TV information: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network [Watch here] and ATT SportsNet PIT.
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Full recap/takeaways later on CubsHQ.com.
Joc Pederson LF
Kris Bryant CF
Javy Baez SS
David Bote 3B
Eric Sogard 2B
Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Trevor Williams (2-2, 6.00 ERA) on the mound against righty Wil Crowe (0-1, 4.66 ERA).
From the Cubs' notes:— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) May 8, 2021
Since April 17, Chicago leads MLB in OPS (.808), OBP (.345), SLG (.463), XBH (67), R (115) and R/game (6.05).
This comes after the Cubs hit .166/.267/.307 in the 1st 13 games of the season.
A cool Cubs Did You Know for today... pic.twitter.com/h7oz6sxbI1— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) May 8, 2021