The Cincinnati Reds will look to salvage something from the series and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers this afternoon. First pitch is set for 1:10pm.
|Jace Peterson – 2B||Jonathan India – 2B|
|Luis Urias – 3B||Jesse Winker – LF|
|Christian Yelich – LF||Joey Votto – 1B|
|Willy Adames – SS||Tyler Naquin – RF|
|Rowdy Tellez – 1B||Eugenio Suárez – 3B|
|Tyrone Taylor – RF||Tucker Barnhart – C|
|Jackie Bradley Jr. – CF||Shogo Akiyama – CF|
|Manny Pina – C||Mike Freeman – SS|
|Corbin Burnes – SP||Sonny Gray – SP|
Fresh off of the injured list, Sonny Gray will look to keep his strong season going. He has a 3.19 ERA in 12 starts this season. The righty has 80 strikeouts and 23 walks in 62.0 innings.
He’s held lefties to a .203/.282/.322 line this season. Righties have had a much better time at the plate against him, posting a .273/.338/.438 line.
One of the best pitchers in the National League, Burnes has a 2.36 ERA in 15 starts. Over his 87.2 innings he has a 0.91 WHIP, 128 strikeouts, and he’s walked just 15 batters.
Righties are hitting just .189/.225/.264 against him this season. Lefties are doing a bit better, but still having plenty of struggles with a .213/.267/.299 line. Burnes is also better on the road, holding hitters to a .513 OPS and his ERA is 1.98 in six starts.
When and Where
- Game time: 1:10pm ET
- Where: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
- Watch: Bally Sports Ohio, MLB.tv
- Listen: 700 WLW AM (Cincinnati area)
- Forecast: 77°, party cloudy with a 1%
News and Notes
Alejo Lopez optioned to Triple-A
In order to activate Sonny Gray today the Reds optioned switch hitter Alejo Lopez to Triple-A Louisville.
NL Central Standings
Playoff odds via Fangraphs