Reds aim to break 3-game road losing streak, play the Cardinals

September 18, 2022 GMT

Cincinnati Reds (57-89, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (87-60, first in the NL Central)

St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Luis Cessa (3-3, 5.25 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 49 strikeouts); Cardinals: Jordan Montgomery (8-4, 3.20 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 141 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cardinals -281, Reds +226; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds will look to stop a three-game road skid when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals.

St. Louis is 87-60 overall and 51-26 at home. The Cardinals are 66-21 in games when they record at least eight hits.

Cincinnati is 57-89 overall and 28-46 on the road. The Reds have gone 32-71 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

The teams meet Sunday for the 19th time this season. The Cardinals are up 12-6 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 74 extra base hits (39 doubles and 35 home runs). Yadier Molina is 6-for-26 with three home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.


Kyle Farmer has 23 doubles, a triple and 12 home runs for the Reds. Aristides Aquino is 8-for-37 with three doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 6-4, .231 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by four runs

Reds: 1-9, .179 batting average, 4.66 ERA, outscored by 25 runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Jordan Hicks: 15-Day IL (neck), Tyler O’Neill: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Drew VerHagen: 60-Day IL (hip), Alex Reyes: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Reds: Justin Dunn: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Mike Moustakas: 60-Day IL (calf), Jeff Hoffman: 60-Day IL (forearm), Graham Ashcraft: 15-Day IL (biceps), Joey Votto: 60-Day IL (rotator cuff), Aramis Garcia: 60-Day IL (finger), Robert Dugger: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Stephenson: 60-Day IL (clavicle), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tony Santillan: 60-Day IL (back), 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)


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