The Chicago Cubs (22-28) take the field against the Cincinnati Reds (22-29) on Saturday at Wrigley Field, at 7:15 PM ET.

The Cubs will give the nod to Jameson Taillon (0-3) versus the Reds and Brandon Williamson.

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Cubs vs. Reds Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, May 27, 2023
  • Time: 7:15 PM ET
  • TV: FOX
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
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  • Probable Pitchers: Taillon - CHC (0-3, 7.76 ERA) vs Williamson - CIN (0-0, 3.60 ERA)

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jameson Taillon

  • The Cubs will hand the ball to Taillon (0-3) for his eighth start of the season.
  • The right-hander's last start was on Saturday, May 20, when he tossed 2 1/3 innings while giving up six earned runs on six hits in a matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 7.76 and 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .313 in seven games this season.
  • In seven starts this season, Taillon has not yet earned a quality start.
  • In seven starts, Taillon has pitched through or past the fifth inning two times. He has a season average of 3.7 frames per outing.

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Reds Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Brandon Williamson

  • The Reds will look to Williamson (0-0) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Monday, the left-hander tossed 4 1/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • In two games this season, he has compiled a 3.60 ERA and averages 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are hitting .171 against him.
  • Williamson enters this matchup with one outing of five or more innings pitched this year.

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