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Chicago Cubs @ Tampa Bay Rays - June 13, 2024

June 13, 2024, 9:50am EDT

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Alright, folks, it’s that time again – game day! The Chicago Cubs are heading to Tropicana Field to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays. As a die-hard fan of the Cubbies, I’m geared up and ready for an exciting matchup.

On the mound for the Cubs, we have Justin Steele. Now, Steele may not have had the best start to the season with an 0-3 record and a 4.1 ERA, but I believe in his ability to turn things around tonight. With an impressive strikeout rate of 8.8 per game, he has the potential to keep the Rays’ batters at bay.

Facing off against Steele will be Taj Bradley for the Rays. Bradley holds a 1-4 record with a 4.4 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per game. While he hasn’t had the smoothest season either, he’s certainly capable of delivering a strong performance on home turf.

In terms of batting stats, both teams have been putting up decent numbers. The Cubs are averaging 4.3 runs and 7.6 hits per game with a .224 batting average and a solid on-base slugging percentage of nearly 67%. On the other hand, the Rays are averaging 3.9 runs and 7.8 hits per game with a .229 batting average and a slightly lower on-base slugging percentage.

Looking at recent form, the Cubs have been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride but managed to pull off a win against the Rays in their last outing. Meanwhile, the Rays have struggled recently with only one win in their last six games.

The oddsmakers have opened with the Rays as slight favorites in this matchup, but I’m confident that my Cubs can come out on top once again tonight. With our bats firing and Steele looking to secure his first win of the season, I predict that Chicago will clinch another victory over Tampa Bay.

So get ready for some thrilling baseball action as we watch our beloved Cubs take on the Rays under those Tropicana Field lights! Let’s cheer our team to victory and hope for an over-the-total run fest tonight! Go Cubs go!

Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs
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Wager TypeTampa Bay RaysChicago Cubs
Team DataTampa Bay RaysChicago Cubs
Runs3.884.34
Hits7.757.59
Runs Batted In3.624.05
Batting Average0.2290.224
On-Base Slugging64.56%66.97%
Walks3.113.54
Strikeouts8.598.85
Earned Run Average4.444.03