Phillies v. Reds
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 2-8
- The Phillies are 6-12 at Citizens Bank Park this season and 464-367 since the ballpark opened in 2004.
- Philadelphia is 5-1 on Saturdays but just 8-19 on weekdays.
- Cole Hamels is going for his 100th career victory.
- Cody Asche had a great game at the plate for the Phillies going 3-for-4 with the only extra-base hit with his fifth-inning double.
- Chase Utley also played well going 2-for-4 with two singles.
- Carlos Ruiz was the only other Phillie to get a hit going 1-for-3.
Place: 3rd in NL Central
Last 10: 5-5
- First baseman Joey Votto did not travel with the Reds to Philadelphia due to a left knee injury. He is slated to have an MRI on it in Cincinnati.
- Devin Mesoraco was activated off the disabled list and made an immediate impact with his three-run home run in the first inning. He ended up going 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk.
- Both Billy Hamilton and Skip Shumaker went 1-for-4 with a run scored.
- The only other Red to get a hit was Brandon Phillips who went 2-for-4 with a double.
- The Reds went 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left four runners on base.
3-2, 4.72 ERA, 1.51 WHIP
Bailey, 28, allowed one run on four hits with two walks and six strikeouts in 7.1 innings pitched on Sunday against the Rockies. In eight career starts against the Phillies, Bailey is 0-3 with a 3.61 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP. In six career starts at Citizens Bank Park, he is 0-2 with a 4.60 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP.
0-2, 5.32 ERA, 1.73 WHIP
Hamels, 30, allowed one run on seven hits with three walks and 10 strikeouts on a career-high 133 pitches Sunday against the Mets getting the no-decision. In 10 career starts against the Reds, Hamels is 7-0 with a 1.70 ERA and a 0.93 WHIP. In 122 starts at Citizens Bank Park, he is 51-40 with a 3.36 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP.