How to Watch Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – May 18

Nico Hoerner‘s Chicago Cubs (25-21) will meet Connor Joe‘s Pittsburgh Pirates (21-25) on Saturday at 2:20 PM ET at Wrigley Field.

Wanting to watch Chicago match up with Pittsburgh? Keep scrolling for details on how to watch the game on TV or stream it live.

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Cubs vs. Pirates TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field

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Probable Pitchers

Shota Imanaga (CHC) Pitcher Bailey Falter (PIT)
5 – 0 W/L 2 – 2
46.2 IP 43.1
0.96 ERA 4.15
0.943 WHIP 1.038
9.8 K/9 5.6
1.5 BB/9 2.3

Cubs vs. Pirates Top Hitters


  • Nico Hoerner has a team-high .391 slugging percentage, while batting .269 with 11 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 18 walks.
  • Christopher Morel has four doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 19 walks while batting .215.
  • Mike Tauchman has accumulated an on-base percentage of .382, a team-high for the Cubs. He is batting .263 with nine doubles, four home runs and 25 walks.
  • Cody Bellinger has five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 15 walks while hitting .256, and he paces his team with 32 hits.

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  • Connor Joe leads Pittsburgh in OBP (.364) and total hits (40) this season.
  • Bryan Reynolds has hit five homers this season while driving in 20 runs. He’s batting .254 this season.
  • Oneil Cruz has collected 42 base hits, an OBP of .298 and a slugging percentage of .425 this season.
  • Andrew McCutchen has six home runs, 11 RBI and a batting average of .213 this season.

Cubs vs. Pirates Season Splits


  • At home this season, the Cubs are 13-8.
  • In night games, the Cubs are 14-11. In day games, they are 11-10.
  • Chicago is 8-8 in one-run games this year.
  • The Cubs are 22-16 against right-handers, and 3-5 against southpaws.

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  • In 2024, Pittsburgh is 12-13 away from home.
  • The Pirates are 12-12 in day games, and 9-13 in night games.
  • In 2024, Pittsburgh’s record in one-run games is 8-7.
  • Against right-handers, the Pirates have gone 11-19, and they are 10-6 versus southpaws.

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