Cubs vs. Pirates Probable Starting Pitchers Today – May 19

The Chicago Cubs (26-21) take the field against the Pittsburgh Pirates (21-26) on Sunday at Wrigley Field, at 2:20 PM ET.

The Cubs will give the nod to Jameson Taillon (3-1) against the Pirates and Mitch Keller (4-3).

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Cubs vs. Pirates Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Taillon – CHC (3-1, 1.61 ERA) vs Keller – PIT (4-3, 3.93 ERA)

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Jameson Taillon

  • The Cubs will send Taillon (3-1) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs in four innings pitched on Tuesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Atlanta Braves.
  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 1.61 and 5.8 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .215 in five games this season.
  • In five starts this season, he’s earned two quality starts.
  • In five starts, Taillon has pitched through or past the fifth inning four times. He has a season average of 5.6 frames per outing.
  • He has one appearance this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his five chances this season.

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Mitch Keller

  • Keller makes the start for the Pirates, his 10th of the season. He is 4-3 with a 3.93 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 55 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Monday, the right-hander went six scoreless innings against the Milwaukee Brewers while surrendering eight hits.
  • The 28-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.93, with 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season. Opposing batters have a .266 batting average against him.
  • Keller is aiming for his third quality start in a row.
  • Keller will look to build on a 10-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 6.1 innings per outing).
  • In one of his nine total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.
  • The 28-year-old’s 3.93 ERA ranks 54th, 1.327 WHIP ranks 59th, and 8.3 K/9 ranks 45th among qualifying pitchers this season.
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