Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Live Stream: Watch without Cable Online, Team News

Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs

Tampa Bay Rays go against Chicago Cubs in the first of the two-game interleague series today. The game tips off at 2:30 PM EST in Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois. FOX Sports Sun will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.

How to watch Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Online:

Date and Time: July 4th, 2017 2:30 PM EST

Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

TV: FOX Sports Sun (US Regional)

Online Stream: FuboTV (US) – (Subscription required click here to start your free 7-day-trial and watch this event live, you can cancel at any time.)

 

Tampa Bay Rays Team News

Chris Archer (6-5, 3.92) takes the ball for the Rays as the two-game series against the Cubs begins on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Pitching 31 innings in June, Archer gave up five home runs after allowing six in 79 1/3 innings before June.

In his last outing, he had a quality start Thursday at Pittsburgh, allowing three runs on eight hits in six innings.Archer has a 3-3 with a 4.21 ERA record on the road this season.

Chicago Cubs Team News

John Lackey will be making start after a day rest,  on Tuesday against the Rays in the series opener. Lackey gave up eight earned runs over 5 1/3 innings in his last outing to the Nationals. He looks strong against the Rays, holding a 13-8 record in 24 starts. However, He hasn’t locked horns with the Tampa Bay since 2014.

Former Rays’ manager Joe Maddon will be leading the World Series winners- Cubs on Tuesday.

Maddon managed the Ray’s prior to the 2006 season, taking the team to the 2008 World Series before leaving after the 2014 season. After which he signed a five-year, $25-million contract to manage the Cubs.

Big time pitcher Jon Lester will face Tampa Bay Ray’s after a long break, he has started 28 games against them, going 13-9 with a 4.08 ERA.

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