How to Watch Yankees vs. Cubs Live: Streaming Online, TV Options, Game Info

On Friday, a series opener is on the schedule, with the Chicago Cubs (23-33) visiting the New York Yankees (41-16) at 7:05 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Luis Severino (4-1) for the Yankees, and Wade Miley for the Cubs.

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Yankees vs. Cubs Team Stats

Yankees Hitting

  • Aaron Judge has accumulated a team-high OBP (.383) and slugging percentage (.671), while pacing the Yankees in hits (65). He’s batting .310 with 10 doubles, 22 home runs and 27 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Judge ranks 12th in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo is batting .215 with 10 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Rizzo ranks 140th in batting average, 93rd in on base percentage, and 24th in slugging in baseball.
  • DJ LeMahieu is hitting .269 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 21 walks.
  • Gleyber Torres is hitting .249 with seven doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 11 walks.

Yankees Pitching

  • The Yankees strike out 9.2 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, fifth-best in MLB.
  • The Yankees have pitched to a 2.94 this season, which ranks first in baseball.
  • The Yankees have a combined 1.064 WHIP as a pitching staff, which is the best in baseball this season.
  • With just 46 homers allowed, the Yankees rank second in the league at preventing long balls.
  • They earned a 10-7 win in their most recent game, striking out eight Twins batters while allowing nine hits.

Cubs Hitting

  • Willson Contreras paces the Cubs with a .277 batting average.
  • Contreras ranks 28th in home runs and 104th in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Contreras carries a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with a double, two home runs, five walks and four RBI.
  • Ian Happ is batting .269 with 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 31 walks.
  • Happ is 88th overall in home runs and 50th in RBI this season.
  • Frank Schwindel is batting .239 with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 14 walks.
  • Patrick Wisdom leads the Cubs with 12 long balls and runs batted in, driving in 31.

Cubs Pitching

  • The 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Cubs pitching staff ranks 12th in the league.
  • The Cubs have the 26th-ranked team ERA across all league pitching staffs (4.42).
  • Pitchers for the Cubs combine for the 20th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.299).
  • Cubs pitchers combine to give up 72 total home runs at a clip of 1.3 per game (third-most in the league).
  • They struck out seven Orioles batters while allowing nine hits in a 9-3 loss in their last game.

Yankees vs. Cubs Injuries

Yankees Injuries

    Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day Injury List (Right shoulder), Aroldis Chapman: 15 Day Injury List (Achilles), Chad Green: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Domingo Germán: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Zack Britton: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60 Day Injury List (Oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)

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Cubs Injuries

    Michael Hermosillo: 10 Day Injury List (Covid), Seiya Suzuki: 10 Day Injury List (Finger), Sean Newcomb: 15 Day Injury List (Ankle), Marcus Stroman: 15 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Drew Smyly: 15 Day Injury List (Oblique), Brad Wieck: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), David Bote: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Adbert Alzolay: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Manuel Rodriguez: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder)

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Yankees Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/4/2022 Tigers W 3-0 Home
6/5/2022 Tigers W 5-4 Home
6/7/2022 Twins W 10-4 Away
6/8/2022 Twins L 8-1 Away
6/9/2022 Twins W 10-7 Away
6/10/2022 Cubs Home
6/11/2022 Cubs Home
6/12/2022 Cubs Home
6/14/2022 Rays Home
6/15/2022 Rays Home
6/16/2022 Rays Home

Cubs Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/3/2022 Cardinals L 14-5 Home
6/4/2022 Cardinals W 6-1 Home
6/4/2022 Cardinals L 7-4 Home
6/5/2022 Cardinals L 5-3 Home
6/7/2022 Orioles L 9-3 Away
6/10/2022 Yankees Away
6/11/2022 Yankees Away
6/12/2022 Yankees Away
6/13/2022 Padres Home
6/14/2022 Padres Home
6/15/2022 Padres Home