Cubs vs. Giants Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 17

The Chicago Cubs (34-38) and San Francisco Giants (35-37) clash on Monday at 8:05 PM ET, opening a three-game series at Wrigley Field.

This contest’s pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Javier Assad (4-2) to the mound, while Jordan Hicks (4-3) will get the nod for the Giants.

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Cubs vs. Giants Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Monday, June 17, 2024
  • Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Assad – CHC (4-2, 2.81 ERA) vs Hicks – SF (4-3, 3.01 ERA)

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Javier Assad

  • The Cubs will send Assad (4-2) to the mound for his 15th start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with a 2.81 ERA and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .223.
  • In 14 starts this season, he’s earned three quality starts.
  • Assad has 10 starts of five or more innings this season in 14 chances. He averages 5.2 innings per outing.
  • He has three appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 14 chances this season.
  • The 26-year-old’s 2.81 ERA ranks 11th, 1.235 WHIP ranks 54th, and 8.8 K/9 ranks 31st among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.

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Giants Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jordan Hicks

  • Hicks (4-3 with a 3.01 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 71 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Giants, his 15th of the season.
  • The righty last pitched on Wednesday against the Houston Astros, when he tossed 4 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The 27-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.01, with 8 strikeouts per nine innings in 14 games this season. Opponents are hitting .230 against him.
  • Hicks is looking to pick up his fourth quality start of the season.
  • Hicks has put up 11 starts this year where he pitched five or more innings.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in one of his 14 appearances this season.

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