How to Watch Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – May 17

At Wrigley Field on Friday, Nico Hoerner and the Chicago Cubs (25-20) play Connor Joe and the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-25), beginning at 2:20 PM ET.

For more details on how to watch Chicago’s upcoming game versus Pittsburgh, check out the article below.

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Cubs vs. Pirates TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field

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Probable Pitchers

Kyle Hendricks (CHC) Pitcher Paul Skenes (PIT)
0 – 3 W/L 0 – 0
26 IP 4
10.04 ERA 6.75
1.923 WHIP 2.000
7.3 K/9 15.8
3.8 BB/9 4.5

Cubs vs. Pirates Top Hitters


  • Nico Hoerner has accumulated a slugging percentage of .391, a team-best for the Cubs, while batting .269 with 11 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 18 walks.
  • Christopher Morel is batting .208 with three doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 19 walks.
  • Mike Tauchman has racked up an on-base percentage of .385, a team-best for the Cubs. He is hitting .263 with nine doubles, four home runs and 25 walks.
  • Cody Bellinger has five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 14 walks while hitting .262.

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  • Connor Joe leads Pittsburgh in OBP (.356) and total hits (37) this season.
  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in slugging percentage (.415) thanks to 18 extra-base hits.
  • Oneil Cruz is batting .259 with a .438 slugging percentage and 18 RBI this year.
  • Edward Olivares has five home runs, 14 RBI and a batting average of .237 this season.

Cubs vs. Pirates Season Splits


  • In 2024, the Cubs are 13-7 at home.
  • The Cubs are 11-9 in day games, and 14-11 at night.
  • In one-run games this year, Chicago is 8-8.
  • The Cubs’ record versus left-handers is 3-5. They are 22-15 versus righties.

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  • This year Pittsburgh is 11-13 on the road.
  • The Pirates’ record in night games is 9-13, and they’ve gone 11-12 in day games.
  • In 2024, Pittsburgh’s record in one-run games is 8-7.
  • When facing righties, the Pirates have gone 10-19, and they are 10-6 against southpaws.

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