Chicago Cubs Probable Pitchers & Starting Lineup vs. Houston Astros, May 17

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Did the Chicago Cubs win last night?

The Chicago Cubs lost their fourth consecutive game on Tuesday night as they fell to the Houston Astros 7-3. Cubs starting pitcher Justin Steele gutted through six innings of work and while he did strikeout 8 batters he also allowed 5 runs on 5 hits and 1 walk.

On offense, in a sign that he may be turning the corner at the Major League level, rookie first baseman Matt Mervis launched the first home of his career.

Seiya Suzuki also homered in Tuesday's loss as he added a 2-run shot in the ninth inning.

Probable Starting Pitchers

Making the start for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park is Drew Smyly. Smyly has been excellent this season as he has a 3.05 ERA through 8 starts.

Opposing the Cubs on Wednesday night is right-handed J.P. France. France has 2 starts on the season and has been impressive as he has allowed only 1 run in 11.2 innings pitched.

Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup

What Channel is the Chicago Cubs game on?

The Chicago Cubs can be watched locally via the Marquee Sports Network. Marquee does offer a channel finder in order for you to be able to locate the channel with your current Cable Provider.

How do I stream the Chicago Cubs game today?

Marquee Sports Network can be streamed online or through the Marquee Sports Network App on mobile devices. At this time, a cable subscription is required to be able to watch Marquee online or through their mobile app. Marquee Sports Network is also available via streaming through fuboTV and DIRECTV Stream.

How do I listen to the Chicago Cubs game on the radio today?

For the local radio call of the Chicago Cubs game, Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer will be in the radio booth for WSCR - AM | 670. The radio call of the Cubs game can also be listened to online through Audacy.

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