Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Live Stream: Watch MLB Online, Team News

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates

Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates in the middle game of the three-game series tonight. The game tips off at 8:00 PM EST in PNC Park. FOX Sports will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.

In the series opener, the Cubs posted a 9-5 victory Friday night.

How to Watch Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Online:

Date and Time: June 17th, 2017 8:00 PM EST

Venue: PNC Park

TV: FOX Sports (US Regional)

Online Stream: FuboTV (US) – (Subscription required click here to start your free fuboTV trial and watch this event live, you can cancel at any time.)

Chicago Cubs Team News

Coming off a series loss to the Mets, the 2016 National League Championship Series and 2016 World Series winner Chicago Cubs seized a 9-5 series-opening win against the Pirates at PNC Park.

Jake Arrieta will take the ball against Pirates in the middle game on Saturday. He is 9-3 with a 3.06 ERA in 16 career starts against Pittsburgh but has allowed 22 earned runs over 23 innings in his past four appearances against the Pirates. In his last start, the right-hander pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowing four runs against the Rockies. He has allowed 11 runs over 22 1/3 innings in his last four starts.

The 2016 National League Most Valuable Player Kris Bryant is hopeful of making his return to the Cubs’ lineup Saturday. Bryant has hit 13 home runs in his last 41 games, producing 146 at-bats.

Pittsburgh Pirates Team News

Right-hander Ivan Nova takes the ball for the Pirates against Cubs on Saturday at PNC Park. Nova is fresh off from an exceptional performance against the Marlins, allowing one hit in six scoreless innings.

Nova has now threw at least six innings in each of his 13 starts. Nova has lock horns with the Cubs once last year, resulting in a 1-1 tie at PNC Park.

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