Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup | September 22, 2022 Cubs Lineup

64-85, 3rd in NL Central

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The Chicago Cubs (64-85) will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-94) on Thursday. Chicago's Hayden Wesneski and Pittsburgh's Mitch Keller have been named the starters for this contest. Zach McKinstry has led the way for the Cubs starting lineup recently, batting .324 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI over the club's last ten games.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Cubs Starting Lineup

1. Z. McKinstry , (L), 2B
2. I. Happ , (S), LF
3. P. Wisdom , (R), 3B
4. F. Reyes , (R), RF
5. N. Hoerner , (R), SS
6. Y. Gomes , (R), C
7. N. Velazquez , (R), LF
8. A. Rivas , (L), 1B
9. C. Morel , (R), CF
Pos Pitcher GS Record ERA IP Batters Faced Hits Runs HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Hayden Wesneski H. Wesneski (R) 1 1-1 2.30 15.2 59 9 4 2 2 18 30.5% 03.3% 0.70 .189
Pos Hitter Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2B Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry (L) 1 47 142 27 16 4 3 4 10 16 3 0 .206 .268 .374 .642
LF Ian Happ I. Happ (S) 2 145 591 143 85 39 2 17 69 67 8 4 .271 .342 .449 .791
3B Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom (R) 3 123 492 91 43 25 0 23 60 61 7 4 .211 .303 .428 .731
RF Franmil Reyes F. Reyes (R) 4 107 432 90 60 15 2 13 42 38 2 0 .224 .271 .368 .639
SS Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner (R) 5 125 477 129 94 21 5 9 49 51 18 2 .291 .338 .421 .759
C Yan Gomes Y. Gomes (R) 6 80 271 60 43 9 0 8 28 22 2 0 .234 .262 .363 .625
LF Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez (R) 7 68 184 33 20 6 1 6 20 18 4 1 .196 .266 .351 .617
1B Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas (L) 8 90 256 54 44 5 2 3 25 24 5 1 .239 .320 .319 .639
CF Christopher Morel C. Morel (R) 9 102 389 82 48 16 4 14 39 53 10 7 .235 .308 .424 .732

Most Common Cubs Lineups

3 Games
1. Rafael Ortega
2. Willson Contreras
3. Seiya Suzuki
4. Ian Happ
5. Nico Hoerner
6. Patrick Wisdom
7. Frank Schwindel
8. Alfonso Rivas
9. Christopher Morel
3 Games
1. Christopher Morel
2. Willson Contreras
3. Ian Happ
4. Frank Schwindel
5. Patrick Wisdom
6. Rafael Ortega
7. Nico Hoerner
8. Jason Heyward
9. Nick Madrigal
3 Games
1. Nick Madrigal
2. Willson Contreras
3. Patrick Wisdom
4. Seiya Suzuki
5. Frank Schwindel
6. Yan Gomes
7. Ian Happ
8. Michael Hermosillo
9. Nico Hoerner
3 Games
1. Rafael Ortega
2. Jonathan Villar
3. Willson Contreras
4. Ian Happ
5. Seiya Suzuki
6. Alfonso Rivas
7. Patrick Wisdom
8. Jason Heyward
9. Nico Hoerner
3 Games
1. Rafael Ortega
2. Seiya Suzuki
3. Ian Happ
4. Willson Contreras
5. Frank Schwindel
6. Patrick Wisdom
7. Jason Heyward
8. Nick Madrigal
9. Nico Hoerner
3 Games
1. Rafael Ortega
2. Seiya Suzuki
3. Willson Contreras
4. Ian Happ
5. Frank Schwindel
6. Jonathan Villar
7. Jason Heyward
8. Patrick Wisdom
9. Nico Hoerner

2022 Recent Cubs Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
9/21 @ MIA W 4-3 Jesus Luzardo J. Luzardo (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Esteban Quiroz E. Quiroz David Bote D. Bote Ian Happ I. Happ Franmil Reyes F. Reyes Yan Gomes Y. Gomes Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom P.J. Higgins P. Higgins Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry Christopher Morel C. Morel
9/20 @ MIA W 2-1 Pablo Lopez P. Lopez (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry Esteban Quiroz E. Quiroz David Bote D. Bote Ian Happ I. Happ Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas P.J. Higgins P. Higgins Jared Young J. Young Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez Michael Hermosillo M. Hermosillo
9/19 @ MIA L 3-10 Edward Cabrera E. Cabrera (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry Ian Happ I. Happ Yan Gomes Y. Gomes Franmil Reyes F. Reyes P.J. Higgins P. Higgins David Bote D. Bote Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez Michael Hermosillo M. Hermosillo Christopher Morel C. Morel
9/18 vs COL L 3-4 Javier Assad J. Assad (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry Ian Happ I. Happ Yan Gomes Y. Gomes Franmil Reyes F. Reyes David Bote D. Bote Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez Michael Hermosillo M. Hermosillo Christopher Morel C. Morel
9/17 vs COL L 1-3 Hayden Wesneski H. Wesneski (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Zach McKinstry Z. McKinstry Ian Happ I. Happ Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas P.J. Higgins P. Higgins Michael Hermosillo M. Hermosillo Jared Young J. Young Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez Christopher Morel C. Morel

Hayden Wesneski vs. the Pirates

  • Wesneski (1-1) starts for the Cubs, his second this season.
  • His last time out was on Saturday against the Colorado Rockies, when the righty threw 7 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • In three appearances this season, he has a 2.30 ERA and 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .158 against him.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.362) and ranks 17th in MLB play with 149 home runs. It has a collective .220 batting average, and is 29th in MLB with 1079 total hits and 28th in MLB play scoring 532 runs.

Cubs vs. Mitch Keller

  • The Pirates will hand the ball to Keller (5-11) for his 27th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Friday in his last outing, a matchup with the New York Mets.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.03, a 2.283 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.399 in 28 games this season.

Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have won 20 of the 46 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (43.5%).
  • Chicago has gone 19-26 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -113 or shorter (42.2%).
  • The Cubs have a 53.1% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline's implied probability.
  • Chicago has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 62 times this season for a 62-77-13 record against the over/under.
  • The Cubs have covered 50% of their games this season, going 76-76-0 ATS.

Cubs Injury News

  • Nick Madrigal: 10 Day Injury List (Groin)
  • Willson Contreras: 10 Day Injury List (Ankle)
  • Steven Brault: 15 Day Injury List (Shouder)
  • Justin Steele: 15 Day Injury List (Back)
  • Ethan Roberts: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Brad Wieck: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Jason Heyward: 60 Day Injury List (Knee)
  • Kyle Hendricks: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • Alec Mills: 60 Day Injury List (Back)
  • Codi Heuer: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Rafael Ortega: 60 Day Injury List (Finger)
  • Nico Hoerner: Day-to-day (Tricep)
  • Seiya Suzuki: Restricted List (Personal)