Taking the mound for the Giants will be right-hander Jakob Junis, who enters today’s game with a 2.98 ERA, 3.90 FIP, with 44 strikeouts to 11 walks in 54.1 innings pitched. Junis’ last start was in the Giants’ 7-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, in which he allowed one run on three hits with two strikeouts and a walk in four and a third innings.
He’ll be facing off against Cubs left-hander Drew Smyly, who enters today’s game with a 3.93 ERA, 4.45 FIP, with 43 strikeouts to 12 walks in 55 innings pitched. His last start was in the Cubs’ 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, in which he allowed two runs, one earned, on four hits with four strikeouts in six innings.
Who: San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs
Where: Oracle Park, San Francisco, California
When: 6:05 p.m. PT
Regional broadcast: NBC Sports Bay Area (available on fuboTV)
National broadcast: n/a
Radio: KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM, KSFN 1510 AM