Cubs vs. Angels Probable Starting Pitchers Today – July 5

The Los Angeles Angels (36-50) bring a four-game losing streak into a home contest versus the Chicago Cubs (40-48), at 2:20 PM ET on Friday.

The Cubs will give the ball to Justin Steele (0-3, 3.20 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 1 on the season, and the Angels will counter with Griffin Canning (3-8, 4.80 ERA).

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Cubs vs. Angels Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: BSW
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Steele – CHC (0-3, 3.20 ERA) vs Canning – LAA (3-8, 4.80 ERA)

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Justin Steele

  • The Cubs will hand the ball to Steele (0-3) for his 13th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up three earned runs in six innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with a 3.20 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .222.
  • He’s going for his sixth straight quality start.
  • Steele will look to finish five or more innings for the 10th start in a row.
  • He has three appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 12 chances this season.

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Angels Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Griffin Canning

  • Canning makes the start for the Angels, his 18th of the season. He is 3-8 with a 4.80 ERA and 63 strikeouts in 93 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers, the right-hander threw six innings, giving up four earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The 28-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.80, with 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 17 games this season. Opponents are batting .258 against him.
  • Canning is trying to pick up his sixth quality start of the season.
  • Canning is seeking his 15th straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.5 innings per start.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in one of his 17 outings this season.
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB play this season, the 28-year-old ranks 66th in ERA (4.80), 64th in WHIP (1.335), and 67th in K/9 (6.1).

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