Chicago Cubs Probable Pitchers & Starting Lineup vs. Minnesota Twins, May 12

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Probable Starting Pitchers

Veteran starting pitcher Drew Smyly will be making the start for the Chicago Cubs on Friday night against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Smyly has continued the success with the Cubs this season that he had last season. Through his first 7 starts this season, Smyly has posted a 3.05 ERA. Smyly labored through 3 1/3 innings pitched in his last start against the Miami Marlins as he allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks but managed to strike out 5.

Making the start for the Minnesota Twins on Friday is right-handed starting pitcher Sonny Gray and Gray is no stranger to the Cubs. Gray spent three seasons with the Cincinnati Reds from 2019 through 2021. This season with the Twins, Gray has a 1.35 ERA through his first 7 starts this season.

Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup

What Channel is the Chicago Cubs game on?

The Chicago Cubs game against the Minnesota Twins will not be available on television tonight as the game will be streamed exclusively through Apple TV+.

How do I stream the Chicago Cubs game today?

The Chicago Cubs game against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night can be steamed on Apple TV+. Apple TV+ is currently offering a 7-day free trial that will allow Cubs fans to watch the game for free tonight. After the trial, Apple TV+ runs for $6.99/month.

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.

Chicago Cubs News and Notes

  • Prior to the game, the Cubs retroactively placed starting second baseman Nico Hoerner on the 10-day IL and recalled utility infielder Miles Mastrobuoni from Triple-A Iowa.
  • In addition, the Cubs activated left-handed relief pitcher Brandon Hughes from the 15-day IL and optioned right-handed pitcher Javier Assad to Triple-A Iowa.

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