Phillies look to sweep 3-game series over the Reds

August 17, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia Phillies (65-51, third in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (45-70, fourth in the NL Central)

Cincinnati; Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (8-5, 3.52 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 89 strikeouts); Reds: Nick Lodolo (3-4, 4.72 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, 64 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -168, Reds +142; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies will look to sweep a three-game series with a victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

Cincinnati has a 25-36 record in home games and a 45-70 record overall. Reds hitters are batting a collective .240, which ranks 10th in the NL.

Philadelphia is 65-51 overall and 33-25 in road games. Phillies pitchers have a collective 3.73 ERA, which ranks fourth in the NL.

Wednesday’s game is the third meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joey Votto leads the Reds with 30 extra base hits (18 doubles, a triple and 11 home runs). Jake Fraley is 11-for-30 with two doubles, three home runs and six RBI over the last 10 games.

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Kyle Schwarber has 16 doubles, 34 home runs and 69 RBI while hitting .211 for the Phillies. Bryson Stott is 15-for-39 with two doubles and a triple over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 3-7, .241 batting average, 5.83 ERA, outscored by 24 runs

Phillies: 7-3, .285 batting average, 2.73 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs

INJURIES: Reds: Nick Senzel: day-to-day (hamstring), 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: Brandon Marsh: day-to-day (leg), Corey Knebel: 15-Day IL (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)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.