Cincinnati Reds face the Miami Marlins Wednesday
Miami Marlins (46-51, fourth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (37-59, fifth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Braxton Garrett (2-3, 3.42 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); Reds: Luis Castillo (3-4, 2.77 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 82 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds -156, Marlins +133; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds square off against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Cincinnati has gone 21-30 in home games and 37-59 overall. Reds hitters are batting a collective .240, which ranks ninth in the NL.
Miami has gone 24-28 on the road and 46-51 overall. The Marlins have a 25-12 record in games when they did not allow a home run.
Wednesday’s game is the third time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Drury has 20 doubles, two triples, 19 home runs and 57 RBI for the Reds. Jonathan India is 12-for-36 with three doubles, three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
Jesus Aguilar has 14 doubles, 11 home runs and 38 RBI while hitting .245 for the Marlins. Joey Wendle is 14-for-34 with three doubles over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 5-5, .239 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Marlins: 4-6, .227 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
INJURIES: Reds: Jeff Hoffman: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tyler Stephenson: 10-Day IL (clavicle), Albert Almora Jr.: 10-Day IL (covid), Ross Detwiler: 15-Day IL (back), Luis Cessa: 15-Day IL (back), Aramis Garcia: 10-Day IL (finger), 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), Aristides Aquino: 10-Day IL (calf), Jake Fraley: 60-Day IL (knee), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60-Day IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Marlins: Garrett Cooper: 10-Day IL (wrist), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (back), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Poteet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 15-Day IL (covid-19), Brian Anderson: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Tommy Nance: 15-Day IL (groin), Max Meyer: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jorge Soler: 10-Day IL (back), Jimmy Yacabonis: 15-Day IL (groin), Jon Berti: 10-Day IL (groin), Edward Cabrera: 15-Day IL (elbow), Cole Sulser: 15-Day IL (lat), Jesus Luzardo: 60-Day IL (forearm), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)