Phillies @ Reds
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 3-7
- Philadelphia is 1-27 when trailing after eight innings this season.
- However, they've done a good job of holding on to late leads going 18-3 when leading after eight innings.
- The Phillies are currently in the midst of playing 41 games in 41 days.
- Since Great American Ball Park opened in 2003, the Phillies are 23-16 in Cincinnati.
- The Phillies are 42-20, including the playoffs, against the Reds since 2006.
- Chase Utley had a great game last night for the Phillies going 3-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and an RBI.
- Domonic Brown hit a two-run double in the fourth inning to get the Phillies on the board. Overall on the night, he went 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and three RBIs.
- Jimmy Rollins hit his seventh home run of the year, surpassing his total from 2013. He was 1-for-4 with a walk, a home run, an RBI and two runs scored.
Place: 4th in NL Central
Last 10: 5-5
- The Reds are 1,056-865 all-time against the Phillies.
- Jay Bruce has 99 career home runs at Great American Ball Park and Brandon Phillips has 97 career home runs at the park.
- The Reds have 14 one-run losses this season, second in the majors.
- Zack Cozart had a two-hit game going 2-for-4 last night.
- Ryan Ludwick went 1-for-4 with a double.
- Brandon Phillips went 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Jay Bruce was the only other Red to record a hit going 1-for-4.
2-3, 4.03 ERA, 1.53 WHIP
Hernandez, 33, allowed five runs (four earned) on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts in 5.1 innings of work on Monday. In six career games (three starts) against the Reds, Hernandez is 0-1 with a 1.96 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP. In four career games (two starts) at Great American Ball Park, he is 0-0 with a 0.79 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP.
7-3, 3.03 ERA, 1.11 WHIP
Simon, 33, allowed three runs on seven hits with a walk and four strikeouts in 6.1 innings getting the win over Arizona on Sunday. In four career games (one start) against the Phillies, Simon is 1-1 with a 0.75 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. In 60 games (four starts) at Great American Ball Park, he is 8-4 with a 3.28 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP.