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Game Thread: Cubs at Pirates, 09/23/20

Chicago Cubs v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

After last night’s dramatic victory in game two for Pittsburgh, game three of the four-game series between the Pirates and Cubs kicks off at 7:05 EST tonight in PNC Park. Pittsburgh will send Trevor Williams (1-8, 6.70 ERA) to counter Chicago’s Kyle Hendricks (6-4, 2.93 ERA) to try and give the Pirates a 2-1 series lead from the NL Central-leading Cubs.

The Cubs are 6-4 through their last 10 while the Pirates are 2-8.

Tonights game will be broadcast on on ATT SportsNet.

Tonight’s lineups:


1. Ian Happ, CF

2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

3. Willson Contreras, C

4. Kyle Schwarber, DH

5. Cameron Maybin, LF

6. Jason Heyward, RF

7. Javier Baez, SS

8. Jason Kipnis, 2B

9. David Bote, 3B


1. Adam Frazier, 2B

2. Ke’Bryan Hayes, 3B

3. Colin Moran, 1B

4. Gregory Polanco, RF

5. Jose Osuna, DH

6. J.T. Riddle, LF

7. Erik Gonzalez, SS

8. Jacob Stallings, C

9. Jared Oliva, LF