The Cincinnati Reds are set to visit PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a National League Central clash against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cincinnati Reds come into this matchup with a 73-86 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-3. Luis Castillo received the starting nod for the Cincinnati Reds, and he struggled as he gave up 5 earned runs in 5 innings. Jose Iglesias had a solid game from the plate for the Cincinnati Reds as he went 2 for 4 with 1 RBI.
The Cincinnati Reds are set to start Trevor Bauer (11-13, 4.48 ERA) who struggled in his latest start as he gave up 5 earned runs in 7 innings against the New York Mets. Trevor Bauer struggled in his 1 start against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2019 season as he gave up 7 earned runs in 3 innings.
The Pittsburgh Pirates come into this matchup with a 68-91 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after closing their recent series against the Chicago Cubs with a win, 9-5. Joe Musgrove received the starting nod for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he had success as he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings. Pablo Reyes had a big game from the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he went 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to start James Marvel (0-3, 10.22 ERA) who struggled in his latest start as he gave up 5 earned runs in 3.1 innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. James Marvel has never recorded a start against the Cincinnati Reds as this will be his 4th career MLB start.