How to Watch Cubs vs. Angels on TV or Streaming Live - Friday, July 5 (2024)

The Chicago Cubs (40-48) and the Los Angeles Angels (36-50) will go head to head in the series opener on Friday, July 5 at Wrigley Field, with Justin Steele pitching for the Cubs and Griffin Canning taking the hill for the Angels. The first pitch will be thrown at 2:20 PM ET.

Ahead of Chicago matching up against Los Angeles, you can find out how to watch the matchup in the piece below.

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Where to Watch Cubs vs. Angels

  • Date: Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSW
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field

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Pitching Matchup

Cubs: Justin Steele

  • Steele (0-3 with a 3.20 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Cubs, his 13th of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Saturday, the lefty threw six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers, allowing three earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • In 12 games this season, the 28-year-old has a 3.20 ERA and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .222 to opposing batters.
  • Steele is trying to build upon a fifth-game quality start streak in this game.
  • Steele will aim to pitch five or more innings for his 10th straight start. He's averaging 5.8 frames per outing.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in three of his 12 outings this season.

Angels: Griffin Canning

  • The Angels are sending Canning (3-8) out for his 18th start of the season. He is 3-8 with a 4.80 ERA and 63 strikeouts over 93 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers, the right-hander threw six innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • During 17 games this season, the 28-year-old has put up a 4.80 ERA and 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .258 to opposing batters.
  • Canning enters this outing with five quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Canning is seeking his 15th straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.5 frames per start.
  • In one of his 17 total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.

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Team Comparison

CubsAngels
4.1Runs Scored (PG)4.1
4.4Runs Allowed (PG)5
.229Batting AVG.237
.240Batting AVG Against.240
85Home Runs93
98Home Runs Allowed101

Cubs Offensive Leaders

  • Ian Happ is hitting .238 this season, with a .799 OPS (.351 on-base, .448 slugging). His strikeout rate is 27.2%, and his walk rate is 13.5%. He has 13 home runs and 50 RBI, plus 47 runs scored and seven steals on nine attempts.
  • So far this season, Cody Bellinger is hitting .274, with a .335 on-base percentage and a .425 slugging percentage. His strikeout rate is 16.8%, and his walk rate is 8.1%. He has nine home runs and 37 RBI, plus 37 runs scored and four steals on six attempts.
  • Nico ho*rner is batting .241, with four home runs and 22 RBI, plus 41 runs scored and 14 steals on 16 attempts. His strikeout rate is 12%, and his walk rate is 8.7%. He has a .662 OPS (.326 on-base, .336 slugging).
  • Also for the Cubs, Christopher Morel's batting average is .197, with a .305 on-base percentage and a .368 slugging percentage. He has 15 homers and 46 RBI, plus 38 runs scored and seven stolen bases on 11 attempts. His strikeout rate is 23%, and his walk rate is 11.5%.

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Angels Offensive Leaders

  • Luis Rengifo is batting .315/.358/.442 this season with a walk rate of 4.8% and a strikeout rate of 13.4%. In addition, he's slammed six homers while knocking in 25 runs and scoring 35 times. Plus, he's stolen 22 bases on 28 attempts.
  • In 354 plate appearances, Taylor Ward is batting .236/.319/.424 this season with a walk rate of 10.5% and a strikeout rate of 24.6%. In addition, he's swatted 14 home runs while knocking in 43 runs and scoring 41 times.
  • This season, the Angels' Zachary Neto owns a .247/.297/.427 triple slash line, and he's smashed 11 homers with 33 runs scored and 38 RBI plus 12 stolen bases on 18 attempts. He's walking and striking out 4.8% and 23.8% of the time, respectively.
  • At the plate, Logan O'Hoppe, who owns a .280/.331/.476 triple slash line, has piled up 37 runs scored, 38 RBI, and 12 homers in 276 plate appearances. His walk rate is 6.2%, while his K rate is 25.4%.

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