Tonight the Cincinnati Reds will host the Los Angeles Dodgers, looking to avenge their tie from last Wednesday. Vladimir Gutierrez will get the start for the game that will be on MLB Network. Tonight’s game is a scheduled 9-inning game.
Reds (2-5-1) and Dodgers (4-3-2) Lineups
Reserve players on today’s Reds roster:
Where to watch/listen/follow the game
The game will be live on the Reds on Radio Network. The broadcast will be on 700 WLW AM. The game will be televised on MLB Network.
Reds links and news
Where’s Sonny Gray?
Initially listed as the probable pitcher for the game tonight, Sonny Gray instead will be throwing a bullpen session as first reported by Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Whew.
Luis Castillo to debut on Friday
Speaking of probable pitchers, Luis Castillo is set to debut on Friday if things remain on schedule.
Former Red Rheal Cormier passes away
Rheal Cormier, who pitched two of his 16 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Cincinnati Reds (2006 and 2007) lost his battle with cancer and passed away yesterday at age 53.
Eugenio Suárez was a game time scratch
Initially in the lineup at third base and hitting cleanup, Eugenio Suárez was replaced right before the game by Alejo Lopez.
Final: Dodgers 5 – Reds 3
The World Series champs came out on top over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Nick Senzel hit a long home run to center field, going 1-2 on the day. Dee Strange-Gordon had a bloop single that drove in two runs as he went 1-3 on the day. Nicky Delmonico doubled off of the wall while also going 1-3. Rocky Gale went 1-1 with a double and a run scored. Eugenio Suárez, who was an early scratch from the starting lineup arrived late to the game and was inserted at third base after Alejo Lopez had gotten an at-bat.
Vladimir Gutierrez struck out four batters with one walk across 2.0 hitless innings. Braden Shipley struggled in the 3rd, allowing four runs on five hits and a walk. Tony Santillan threw 2.0 hitless innings, but he struggled in his second frame as he walked three batters. Santillan also picked up three strikeouts over his two innings. Riley O’Brien struck out three batters in a hitless inning. So did Matt Pidich. Bo Takahashi threw a perfect inning with a strikeout. Dauri Moreta allowed a solo homer in the 9th while picking up two strikeouts.
You can see the entire box score of the game right here.
The game will be at 3:05pm ET and will be on Fox Sports Ohio. The game will also be on 700 WLW on the radio.