Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs are ready to hit the field in the first of the four game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois. You can catch the action online live on fuboTV.
In the last series encounter between the two teams, the Reds won the first two games while the Cubs captured the rubber game in early July. However, the Cubs holds an exceptional record against the Reds with 24 wins of their last 31 games.
Date and Time: August 14th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
TV: FOX Sports Cincinnati, FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports Indiana, FOX Sports Carolinas (US)
Wrigley Field has been disastrous for Cincinnati this season, they lost each of its last two series. The Reds will be hoping for some different result this time.
The Reds’ will send Asher Wojciechowski to take the ball in the series opener against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday. The right hander looks strong having won both of his starts since coming back to the rotation. In his last start, Wojciechowski allowed three earned runs on seven hits with six strike outs over 5 2/3 innings over the Padres on Wednesday.
Jake Arrieta took care of the pitching department with six quality innings while Javier Baez hammered a three-run homer as the Cubs posted a big 7-2 win against the D-backs Sunday afternoon at Chase Field.
Jose Quintana is set to make his sixth start as a Cub on Monday in the series opener against the Reds. The left hander will be hoping for the best as this will be his first career start against the Reds.