The first place Cincinnati Reds will go for their third straight series win this afternoon as they face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Cincinnati is sending José De León to the mound to counter Arizona’s Luke Weaver.
|Tyler Naquin – LF||Tim Locastro – CF|
|Nick Castellanos – RF||Josh VanMeter – 2B|
|Joey Votto – 1B||Christian Walker – 1B|
|Eugenio Suárez – SS||David Peralta – LF|
|Mike Moustakas – 3B||Eduardo Escobar – 3B|
|Nick Senzel – CF||Pavin Smith – RF|
|Kyle Farmer – 2B||Nick Ahmed – SS|
|Tyler Stephenson – C||Carson Kelly – C|
|José De León – SP||Luke Weaver – SP|
José De León
In his only start of the season, De León struck out nine batters in 5.0 innings while allowing two earned runs on three hits and two walks. Both runs came on solo home runs.
Pitch usage from 2021
In his first start of the season Luke Weaver allowed three solo home runs in 5.2 innings while striking out three batters and walking no one.
Pitch Usage in 2021
When and Where
- Game time: 4:10pm ET
- Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
- Watch: Bally Sports Ohio (formerly Fox Sports Ohio), MLB.tv
- Listen: 700 WLW AM (Cincinnati area)
- Forecast: Doesn’t matter since Arizona has a retractable roof
News and Notes
Jesse Winker is out of the lineup again today. Manager David Bell said he would be available off of the bench today. Just an off day for Jonathan India.
Reds Prospect Austin Hendrick hit a ball to the moon
Minor League spring training began a week ago today. 2020 1st round pick Austin Hendrick has already busted a window in the parking lot, and that car was parked 460 feet from home plate.
NL Central Standings
Playoff odds via Fangraphs