Cincinnati Reds (10-13, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (7-7, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Anthony DeSclafani (1-1, 6.23 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Cardinals: Dakota Hudson (0-2, 5.40 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 7 strikeouts)
LINE: Reds favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Cardinals play the Cincinnati Reds on Friday.
The Cardinals went 46-30 in division games in 2019. St. Louis pitchers struck out 8.6 hitters per game last season with a staff ERA of 3.80.
The Reds went 33-43 in division play in 2019. Cincinnati hit .244 as a team with 3.0 extra base hits per game and 27 total triples last season.
The teams meet for the first time this year. St. Louis leads the season series 1-0.
INJURIES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas: (forearm), John Brebbia: (elbow), Matt Wieters: (toe).
Reds: Pedro Strop: (groin), Robert Stephenson: (back), Wade Miley: (undisclosed), Matt Bowman: (right elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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