The Cincinnati Reds hit the road to face off against the Kansas City Royals this afternoon. Nick Lodolo will take the mound for Cincinnati with first pitch scheduled for 4:05pm ET.
Reds (4-2) and Royals (4-0-1) Lineups
|1||Jonathan India||2B||Whit Merrifield||RF|
|2||Joey Votto||1B||Bobby Witt Jr.||3B|
|3||Tyler Stephenson||C||Salvador Perez||DH|
|4||Kyle Farmer||DH||Andrew Benintendi||LF|
|5||Tyler Naquin||RF||Carlos Santana||1B|
|6||Nick Senzel||CF||Adalberto Mondesi||SS|
|7||Aristides Aquino||LF||MJ Melendez||C|
|8||Brandon Drury||3B||Michael A. Taylor||CF|
|9||Miguel Hernandez||SS||Nicky Lopez||2B|
|10||Nick Lodolo||SP||Daniel Lynch||SP|
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 1360 WSAI in the greater Cincinnati area. No television/MLB.tv option.
Reds links and news
Four players sent to the minors prior to the game
Cincinnati optioned pitchers James Marinan and Jared Solomon, as well as outfielder Allan Cerda to Double-A Chattanooga, and reassigned outfielder Lorenzo Cedrola to the minors. That cuts the spring roster to 61 players. For more information on the guys that were sent down today, we’ve got you covered right here.
Mike Moustakas expected to return on Saturday
After leaving the game on Tuesday with a bit of a shoulder injury, Mike Moustakas is expected to return to the lineup on Saturday (there’s no game on Friday).
Game Recap: Royals 5 – Reds 4
Kansas City picked up the win by scoring a run in the bottom of the 9th inning.
Joey Votto smashed a solo home run in the top of the 1st inning, going 1-4 on the day. Kyle Farmer went 2-4 and was the only Red with two hits. Tyler Naquin went 1-3 with a run and an RBI. Brandon Drury went 1-3 with a double and an RBI. Miguel Hernandez went 1-3. TJ Frield kept hitting, going 1-1 with a double and a run. Cristian Santana went 1-1 with an RBI.
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Nick Lodolo allowed a run on four hits and a walk in 2.1 innings while striking out two batters. Tony Santillan threw 2.0 shutout innings of relief with two strikeouts. Art Warren threw a perfect inning.
Hunter Greene is set to start against the San Francisco Giants at 4:05pm ET on Saturday. The game will be on the radio as well as MLB.tv. There is no game on Friday.