Cubs vs. Pirates: Lineups, TV info, Game thread
|Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:13 AM- -|
The Cubs hope to bounce back to salvage a split against the Pirates in this four-game road series.
When and Where: The Cubs (32-24) will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (17-39) at PNC Park on Thursday at 12:35 p.m. CDT.
Television info: The game will be televised on Marquee Sports Network, MLB Network (out of market only), and ATT SportsNet Pittsburgh.
Radio info: Game can be heard on 670 The Score and KDKA-FM 93.7
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The Cubs will have Alec Mills (5-4, 4.14 ERA) on the mound against righty Chad Kuhl (1-3, 5.03 ERA).
Mills has a 2.77 ERA this month.
From Cubs notes: Rizzo’s 1st inning HR was his 504th extra-base hit with Cubs, now 12th in franchise history (Bill Nicholson 503,1939-48). Aramis Ramirez 11th (509, 2003-11). Rizzo batting .310 (9-for-29) with 2 HR, 4 RBI, .412 OBP, .963 OPS in last 8 games.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) September 24, 2020
Cubs have scored 2 or fewer runs in each of last 6 losses and have scored 3 or fewer runs in each of their last 10 losses dating to Sept. 3. Cubs batting .251 with 5.5 runs per game, 2.04 ERA in 32 wins, .181 batting average, 2.6 runs, 6.43 ERA in 24 losses.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) September 24, 2020