The Chicago Cubs and Nico Hoerner hit the field in the first game of a four-game series against Juan Soto and the San Diego Padres, on Friday at PETCO Park.

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

  • Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SDPA
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Venue: PETCO Park
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Discover More About This Game

Cubs Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Cubs' 66 home runs rank 10th in Major League Baseball.
  • Chicago is 13th in MLB with a slugging percentage of .412 this season.
  • The Cubs' .254 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.
  • Chicago has scored the 20th-most runs in the majors this season with 248 (4.5 per game).
  • The Cubs are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .333.
  • The Cubs rank 20th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
  • Chicago has an 8.5 K/9 rate this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 20th in the majors.
  • Chicago has pitched to a 4.16 ERA this season, which ranks 13th in baseball.
  • Cubs pitchers have a 1.267 WHIP this season, 10th-best in the majors.

Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Jameson Taillon (0-3) will take to the mound for the Cubs and make his ninth start of the season.
  • The right-hander's last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 4 2/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds, giving up four earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • Taillon has not earned a quality start in eight starts this season.
  • Taillon has made two starts of five or more innings in eight chances this season, and averages 3.9 frames when he pitches.

Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Cubs Starter Opponent Starter
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 L 4-3 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
6/7/2023 Angels - Away Jameson Taillon Jaime Barria

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