The Chicago Cubs host the Miami Marlins in MLB action on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Wrigley Field in Detroit. The game will be streamed live on fuboTV.
Right-hander Pablo Lopez started on the mound for the Marlins, while left-hander Drew Smiley opened for the Cubs. Chicago is 42-63 this season, while Miami is 48-58.
The Cubs vs Marlins game starts at 1:20 p.m. Central (2:20 p.m. Eastern) and will be streamed live on fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial. Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the game nationally.
ground level: The Chicago Cubs host the Miami Marlins, who are looking to extend their four-game home winning streak.
Chicago has a record of 21–32 in home games and a record of 42–63 overall. The Cubs hitters have a collective .316 on-base percentage, ranking eighth in the NL.
Miami holds a 25–30 record on the road and a 48–58 overall. The Marlins have a 35-13 record in games when they outplayed their opponents.
The teams will meet on Saturday for the second time this season.
top performers: Wilson Contreras has 21 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 41 RBI runs for the Cubs. Patrick Wisdom is 8-for-32 with two doubles, three home runs and five RBIs in the last 10 games.
last 10 games:Cubs: 4-6, .204 batting average, 3.32 ERA, 13 runs outscore
Marlins: 3-7, .225 batting average, 3.89 ERA, 13 runs outscore
injuries: Cubs: Steven Broult: 10-day IL (Covid), Andrelton Simmons: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kyle Hendrix: 15-day IL (shoulder), Alec Mills: 15-day IL (back), Jason Hayward: 10-day IL (knee), Michael Hermosillo: 60-day IL (quadricep), Wade Miley: 15-day IL (shoulder), Manuel Rodriguez: 60-day IL (elbow), Ethan Roberts: 60-day IL (shoulder) ) ), Edbert Aljole: 60-day IL (shoulder), Cody Heuer: 60-day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-day IL (elbow)
Marlins: Avicel Garcia: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jordan Holloway: 60-day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-day IL (concussion), Trevor Rogers: 15-day IL (back), Max Meyer: 60 -Day IL (elbow), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Potet: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Alisar Hernandez: 15-Day IL (Covid-19), Brian Anderson: 10-Day IL ( Shoulders), Tommy Nance: 15-Day IL (Groin), George Soler: 10-Day IL (Back), John Bertie: 10-Day IL (Groin), Cole Sulcer: 15-Day IL (Lat), Paul Campbell: 60-day IL (elbow), Sean Gunther: 60-day IL (arm)
The Associated Press contributed to this report.