Cincinnati Reds (34-31, 3rd in NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (38-29, 2nd in NL Central)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 2:10 pm EDT
Pitching possibilities: Reds: Tyler Mahle (6-2, 3.42 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 78 strikeouts) Brewers: Freddy Peralta (6-1, 2.25 ERA, .88 WHIP, 98 strikeouts)
Bottom line: Milwaukee heads to the match after a powerful show by Brett Anderson. Anderson threw seven innings and gave up zero run with one hit in nine strikeouts against Cincinnati.
Brewers are 17-12 against the NL Central Team. Milwaukee ranked last in the league with an average batting average of 0.210, while Omar Narvaez leads the club with an average of 0.320.
The Reds are 18-12 against other divisions. Cincinnati leads the National League with an average batting average of .249, and Nick Castellanos leads the club with an average of 0.351.
The Reds won 2-1 at the last meeting. Lucas Sims won his fourth victory, and Kyle Farmer won 1 to 3 with Cincinnati’s RBI. Brad Boxberger recorded his second defeat in Milwaukee.
Top Performer: Willy Adames leads the Brewers with 20 extra-base hits, hitting .220.
Castellanos leads the Reds with 37 extra-base hits and 38 RBIs.
Last 10 games: Brewers: 7-3, average batting average .207, ERA 3.10, 9 runs outperformed opponents
Reds: 8-2, batting average .254, ERA 3.46, 25 runs, surpassing opponents
Injured: Brewer: Justin Topa: (elbow), Angel Perdomo: (back), Dylan File: (elbow), Tyrone Taylor: (shoulder), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Lorenzo Kane: (hamstring), Corten Wong: (diagonal), Travis Shaw: (shoulder), Mark Matthias: (shoulder).
Reds: Michael Lorenzen: (shoulder), Jeff Hoffman: (shoulder), Sonny Gray: (groin), Michael Feliz: (elbow), Brandon Bailey: (elbow), Tejay Antone: (forearm) , Nick Senzel: (elbow), Max Shrock: (calf), Mike Moustakas: (heel), Alex Blandino: (hand).
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