Rays vs. Cubs Probable Starting Pitchers – June 11

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The Tampa Bay Rays (31-35) and the Chicago Cubs (32-34) square off at Tropicana Field on Tuesday at 6:50 PM ET, beginning a three-game series.

The Rays will give the nod to Zach Eflin (3-4, 4.14 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 4 on the season, and the Cubs will turn to Jameson Taillon (3-2, 3.47 ERA).

Rays vs. Cubs Pitcher Matchup and Game Info

  • When: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 6:50 PM ET
  • Where: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Probable Pitchers: Eflin – TB (3-4, 4.14 ERA) vs Taillon – CHC (3-2, 3.47 ERA)
  • Rays vs. Cubs Odds

  • Rays to win: -139
  • Cubs to win: +118
  • Spread: Rays -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs
  • Rays vs. Cubs Pitcher Performance

    Eflin Taillon
    11 GS 9
    3-4 W-L 3-2
    4.14 ERA 3.47
    63 IP 49.1
    4 BB 13
    47 SO 35

    Rays Probable Starting Pitcher: Zach Eflin

  • The Rays are sending Eflin (3-4) to the mound to make his 12th start of the season. He is 3-4 with a 4.14 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 63 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, when he tossed four innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • The 30-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.14, with 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in 11 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .267 batting average against him.
  • Eflin heads into this game with four quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Eflin will try to secure his 11th game of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 5.7 innings per appearance.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in two of his 11 outings this season.
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    Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher: Jameson Taillon

  • The Cubs will hand the ball to Taillon (3-2) for his 10th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw five innings against the Chicago White Sox, giving up five earned runs while allowing 10 hits.
  • The 32-year-old has pitched to a 3.47 ERA this season with 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.4 walks per nine across nine games.
  • In nine starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in three of them.
  • Taillon has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • He has one appearance with no earned runs allowed in nine chances this season.
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