Chicago Cubs and New York Mets face each other in the first of the three-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Citi Field. SportsNet NY will be doing the Tv coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter between the teams, the Cubs won the first and the final game as the Mets seized the second game.
Date and Time: June 12th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Citi Field
TV: SportsNet NY, Comcast SportsNet Chicago (US Regional)
As the Cubs lost an early four-run lead in the final game against the Rockies, a fantastic collaboration from a pair of players helped the Cubs for a come from behind 7-5 victory Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Addison Russell hammered a solo shot to left and Kyle Schwarber placed another deep to right in the sixth inning for the Cubs’ win to beat off the series sweep and end a seven-game Rockies winning streak.
The Cubs will send John Lackey (4-6, 5.12 ERA) in the series opener with the Mets at Citi Field, Monday. In his last outing, the right-hander allowed five runs, serving up two home runs to the Marlins. In his five career starts against the Mets, Lackey is 2-0 with a 2.14 ERA.
Michael Conforto took early charge and Seth Lugo was on full throttle in his season debut helping the Mets capture a four-game series victory with Sunday afternoon’s 2-1 win over the Braves at SunTrust Park.
Jacob deGrom returns home as he takes the mound against the Cubs at Citi Field on Monday. In his last three starts, deGrom have struggled to perform and went with an 8.82 ERA.