Davies scheduled to start for Chicago against Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates (1-1) vs. Chicago Cubs (1-1)

Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Cubs: Zach Davies (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates face the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

The Cubs finished 22-18 against NL Central Division opponents in 2020. Chicago averaged 7.0 hits per game last season and totaled 74 home runs as a team.

The Pirates finished 16-24 against NL Central Division opponents in 2020. Pittsburgh averaged 7.1 hits with 2.4 extra base hits per game and 76 total doubles last season.

INJURIES: Cubs: Rowan Wick: (oblique), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Austin Romine: (knee).

Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Cody Ponce: (forearm), Austin Davis: (elbow), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Ke’Bryan Hayes: (wrist).

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