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Series preview: Cubs travel to the ‘Burgh, face Pirates

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

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, June 20-23, 2022

Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA

TV: AT&T Sports Pittsburgh

Radio: KDKA-AM

Cubs SB Nation Site: Bleed Cubbie Blue

The Pirates face off against the Cubs in a four-game set.

Here’s a look at what we can expect:

Projected Starters

Monday, 7:05 p.m. EST

Caleb Kilian vs. JT Brubaker

Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EST

Matt Swarmer vs. TBD

Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EST

Keegan Thompson vs. Zach Thompson

Thursday, 12:35 p.m. EST

Justin Steele vs. Jose Quintana

Projected Lineups


  1. Christopher Morel (R) CF
  2. Willson Contreras (R) C
  3. Rafael Ortega (L) DH
  4. Ian Happ (S) LF
  5. Jonathan Villar (S) 3B
  6. Nico Hoerner (R) SS
  7. Jason Heyward (L) RF
  8. Alfonso Rivas (L) 1B
  9. Andrelton Simmons (R) 2B


  1. Ke’Bryan Hayes (R) 3B
  2. Bryan Reynolds (S) CF
  3. Daniel Vogelbach (L) DH
  4. Michael Chavis (R) 1B
  5. Jack Suwinski (L) LF
  6. Cal Mitchell (L) RF
  7. Diego Castillo (R) SS
  8. Tyler Heineman (L) C
  9. Oneil Cruz (R) 2B