Reds bring home losing streak into matchup against the Brewers

Sat, Jun 18, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Reds bring home losing streak into matchup against the Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers (36-30, second in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (23-41, fifth in the NL Central)

Cincinnati; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Jason Alexander (0-0, 2.16 ERA, 1.74 WHIP, six strikeouts); Reds: Graham Ashcraft (3-0, 2.22 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds -110, Brewers -109; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds play the Milwaukee Brewers looking to end their three-game home skid.

Cincinnati is 12-18 at home and 23-41 overall. The Reds have a 16-9 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Milwaukee has a 36-30 record overall and a 21-18 record in road games. The Brewers have the eighth-best team ERA in the majors at 3.72.

Saturday's game is the eighth time these teams square off this season. The Brewers have a 5-2 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Drury leads the Reds with 25 extra base hits (11 doubles and 14 home runs). Tommy Pham is 11-for-37 with three doubles, three home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

Willy Adames leads Milwaukee with 12 home runs while slugging .467. Christian Yelich is 14-for-42 with two home runs and two RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 4-6, .265 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored by five runs

  • Brewers: 3-7, .240 batting average, 5.55 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

    INJURIES: Reds: Lucas Sims: 60-Day IL (lower back), Tony Santillan: 15-Day IL (back), Aristides Aquino: 10-Day IL (calf), Jake Fraley: 60-Day IL (knee), Tyler Stephenson: 10-Day IL (hand), Vladimir Gutierrez: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tyler Naquin: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60-Day IL (back), Donovan Solano: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Nick Lodolo: 10-Day IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Dunn: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)

    Brewers: Aaron Ashby: day-to-day (forearm), Freddy Peralta: 60-Day IL (lat), Kolten Wong: 10-Day IL (calf), Alex Jackson: 10-Day IL (finger), Trevor Gott: 15-Day IL (groin), Michael Brosseau: 10-Day IL (ankle), Jake Cousins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brandon Woodruff: 15-Day IL (ankle), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (hamstring)

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