Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup | June 23, 2022 Cubs Lineup

26-43, 4th in NL Central

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The Chicago Cubs (26-43) will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (27-40) on Thursday. Chicago's Justin Steele and Pittsburgh's Jose Quintana have been named the starters for this contest. Willson Contreras has led the way for the Cubs starting lineup recently, batting .275 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI over the club's last ten games.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Cubs Starting Lineup

J. Steele , (L), P
1. C. Morel , (R), CF
2. W. Contreras , (R), C
3. I. Happ , (S), LF
4. P. Wisdom , (R), 3B
5. Y. Gomes , (R), DH
6. J. Villar , (S), 2B
7. N. Hoerner , (R), SS
8. N. Velazquez , (R), RF
9. P. Higgins , (R), 1B
Pos Pitcher
P Justin Steele J. Steele (L)
Pos Pitcher GS Record IP Batters Faced Hits Runs ER HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Justin Steele J. Steele (L) 13 2-5 59 260 58 32 28 3 29 53 .204% .112% 1.475 .314
Pos Hitter Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
CF Christopher Morel C. Morel (R) 1 33 150 35 20 8 2 5 15 21 7 2 .261 .327 .463 .790
C Willson Contreras W. Contreras (R) 2 60 256 58 32 13 1 12 27 40 3 1 .269 .383 .505 .888
LF Ian Happ I. Happ (S) 3 67 269 66 41 15 2 8 34 32 5 2 .291 .390 .480 .870
3B Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom (R) 4 65 260 52 24 14 0 14 36 35 2 3 .227 .315 .472 .787
DH Yan Gomes Y. Gomes (R) 5 33 106 25 18 4 0 3 8 8 0 0 .240 .255 .365 .620
2B Jonathan Villar J. Villar (S) 6 45 162 34 24 6 2 2 15 18 6 0 .227 .272 .333 .605
SS Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner (R) 7 54 194 50 39 5 3 3 18 16 6 1 .272 .304 .380 .684
RF Nelson Velazquez N. Velazquez (R) 8 5 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300 .417 .300 .717
1B P.J. Higgins P. Higgins (R) 9 21 54 13 8 2 1 2 9 6 0 0 .271 .352 .479 .831

Most Common Cubs Lineups

3 Games Game
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 Game
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 Game
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 Game
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 Game
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
2 Games Game
1. Rafael Ortega
2. Willson Contreras
3. Patrick Wisdom
4. Ian Happ
5. Yan Gomes
6. Jonathan Villar
7. Nico Hoerner
8. Jason Heyward
9. Alfonso Rivas

2022 Recent Cubs Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
6/22 @ PIT W 14-5 Jerad Eickhoff J. Eickhoff (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Rafael Ortega R. Ortega Willson Contreras W. Contreras Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom Ian Happ I. Happ Yan Gomes Y. Gomes Jonathan Villar J. Villar Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner Jason Heyward J. Heyward Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas
6/21 @ PIT L 1-7 Roansy Contreras R. Contreras (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Christopher Morel C. Morel Willson Contreras W. Contreras Ian Happ I. Happ Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom Rafael Ortega R. Ortega Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner Jason Heyward J. Heyward Andrelton Simmons A. Simmons Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas
6/20 @ PIT L 1-12 JT Brubaker J. Brubaker (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Christopher Morel C. Morel Willson Contreras W. Contreras Rafael Ortega R. Ortega Ian Happ I. Happ Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom Jonathan Villar J. Villar Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner Jason Heyward J. Heyward Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas
6/19 vs ATL L 0-6 Kyle Hendricks K. Hendricks (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Christopher Morel C. Morel Willson Contreras W. Contreras Ian Happ I. Happ Jonathan Villar J. Villar Patrick Wisdom P. Wisdom Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner Yan Gomes Y. Gomes Jason Heyward J. Heyward Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas
6/18 vs ATL W 6-3 Justin Steele J. Steele (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Christopher Morel C. Morel Willson Contreras W. Contreras Rafael Ortega R. Ortega Ian Happ I. Happ Jonathan Villar J. Villar Nico Hoerner N. Hoerner Jason Heyward J. Heyward Alfonso Rivas A. Rivas Andrelton Simmons A. Simmons

Cubs vs. the Pirates

Justin Steele vs. the Pirates

  • Steele gets the start for the Cubs, his 14th of the season. He is 2-5 with a 4.27 ERA and 53 strikeouts through 59 innings pitched.
  • The lefty last appeared on Saturday against the Atlanta Braves, when he threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • In 13 games this season, the 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.27, with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .251 against him.
  • Steele has three quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will face off against a Pirates team that is hitting .220 as a unit (28th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .358 (28th in MLB) with 63 total home runs (23rd in MLB).

Cubs vs. José Quintana

  • The Pirates will send Quintana (1-4) to the mound for his 14th start this season.
  • The left-hander's last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the San Francisco Giants, giving up three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 3.38 and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .248 in 13 games this season.

Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have won eight of the 19 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (42.1%).
  • Chicago has gone 7-9 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -118 or shorter (43.8%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Cubs a 54.1% chance to win.
  • In the 69 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Chicago, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 33 times (33-32-4).
  • The Cubs have covered 49.3% of their games this season, going 34-35-0 against the spread.

Cubs Injury News

  • Seiya Suzuki: 10 Day Injury List (Finger)
  • Frank Schwindel: 10 Day Injury List (Back)
  • Michael Hermosillo: 10 Day Injury List (Quadricep)
  • Nick Madrigal: 10 Day Injury List (Groin)
  • Drew Smyly: 15 Day Injury List (Oblique)
  • Marcus Stroman: 15 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • Wade Miley: 15 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • Codi Heuer: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Adbert Alzolay: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • Manuel Rodriguez: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Brad Wieck: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow)
  • Ethan Roberts: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)
  • David Bote: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)