Reds face the Pirates leading series 2-1
Sun, May 15, 2022
MLB News (AP)
Cincinnati Reds (9-25, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (14-19, third in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Hunter Greene (1-5, 7.62 ERA, 1.81 WHIP, 35 strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (1-1, 2.70 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 25 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pirates -135, Reds +114; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds face the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 2-1 series lead.
Pittsburgh has an 8-10 record at home and a 14-19 record overall. The Pirates have gone 11-6 in games when they record at least eight hits.
Cincinnati has a 9-25 record overall and a 5-9 record in home games. The Reds are 0-4 in games decided by one run.
The teams match up Sunday for the seventh time this season. The Reds lead the season series 4-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ben Gamel has six doubles, a triple and three home runs while hitting .298 for the Pirates. Daniel Vogelbach is 7-for-30 with two doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Tommy Pham has five doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI while hitting .239 for the Reds. Tyler Stephenson is 14-for-34 with five doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 5-5, .242 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Reds: 6-4, .258 batting average, 5.01 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
INJURIES: Pirates: Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Marisnick: 10-Day IL (thumb), Kevin Newman: 10-Day IL (groin), Greg Allen: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Reds: Tyler Stephenson: day-to-day (face), Kyle Farmer: day-to-day (general soreness), Lucas Sims: 15-Day IL (lower back), Nick Senzel: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Joey Votto: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Jonathan India: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Fraley: 10-Day IL (knee), Nick Lodolo: 10-Day IL (back), Justin Wilson: 10-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Garcia: 10-Day IL (hand), Mike Minor: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Max Schrock: 60-Day IL (calf), Donovan Solano: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Justin Dunn: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.