Mon, Aug 15, 2022 3:01 AM
By The Associated Press, Data Skrive
Philadelphia Phillies (63-51, third in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (45-68, fourth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Monday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Noah Syndergaard (6-8, 3.96 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 70 strikeouts); Reds: Mike Minor (1-9, 6.24 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 54 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -184, Reds +153; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds host the Philadelphia Phillies to begin a three-game series.
Cincinnati has a 25-34 record in home games and a 45-68 record overall. The Reds are 25-54 in games when they have allowed a home run.
Philadelphia is 31-25 on the road and 63-51 overall. The Phillies have a 46-21 record in games when they record at least eight hits.
The matchup Monday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Farmer has 20 doubles and six home runs for the Reds. Jake Fraley is 9-for-26 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI over the past 10 games.
Kyle Schwarber leads the Phillies with 34 home runs while slugging .500. Bryson Stott is 13-for-34 with two doubles, a triple and five RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 3-7, .231 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
Phillies: 7-3, .270 batting average, 2.75 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
INJURIES: Reds: Nick Senzel: day-to-day (hamstring), Jonathan India: day-to-day (leg), Aramis Garcia: 60-Day IL (finger), Mike Moustakas: 10-Day IL (calf), Robert Dugger: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Hunter Greene: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Stephenson: 60-Day IL (clavicle), Jeff Hoffman: 15-Day IL (forearm), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tony Santillan: 60-Day IL (back), Art Warren: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Sims: 60-Day IL (back), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60-Day IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Phillies: Corey Knebel: day-to-day (lat), Kyle Schwarber: day-to-day (calf), Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (biceps), Zach Eflin: 60-Day IL (knee), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (thumb), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder)