The Cincinnati Reds will look to Spencer Steer for continued success at the plate when they take on Dansby Swanson and the Chicago Cubs on Friday, in the first game of a three-game series at Wrigley Field.

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

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: MLB Network
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
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Discover More About This Game

Cubs Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Cubs average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 10th in baseball with 63 total home runs.
  • Chicago is eighth in baseball, slugging .426.
  • The Cubs rank seventh in MLB with a .260 batting average.
  • Chicago has the No. 12 offense in MLB action, scoring 4.7 runs per game (232 total runs).
  • The Cubs' .338 on-base percentage is second-best in baseball.
  • The Cubs strike out 9.1 times per game, the No. 21 mark in the majors.
  • Chicago's pitching staff is 17th in MLB with a collective 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Chicago's 4.08 team ERA ranks 14th across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • Cubs pitchers combine for the No. 8 WHIP in MLB (1.238).

Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Justin Steele makes the start for the Cubs, his 11th of the season. He is 6-1 with a 2.20 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 61 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out was on Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the lefty went six scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • Steele has eight quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Steele will try to continue an 11-game streak of pitching five or more innings (he's averaging 6.1 innings per appearance).

Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Cubs Starter Opponent Starter
5/20/2023 Phillies L 12-3 Away Jameson Taillon Aaron Nola
5/21/2023 Phillies L 2-1 Away Justin Steele Taijuan Walker
5/23/2023 Mets W 7-2 Home Drew Smyly Tylor Megill
5/24/2023 Mets W 4-2 Home Marcus Stroman Kodai Senga
5/25/2023 Mets L 10-1 Home Kyle Hendricks Carlos Carrasco
5/26/2023 Reds - Home Justin Steele Hunter Greene
5/27/2023 Reds - Home Jameson Taillon Brandon Williamson
5/28/2023 Reds - Home Drew Smyly Graham Ashcraft
5/29/2023 Rays - Home Marcus Stroman Shane McClanahan
5/30/2023 Rays - Home Kyle Hendricks Zach Eflin
5/31/2023 Rays - Home Justin Steele -

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