Phillies @ Reds
Place: 5th in NL East
Last 10: 3-7
- Philadelphia is 1-28 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 23-17 in Cincinnati.
- The Phillies are 42-21, including the playoffs, against the Reds since 2006.
- Domonic Brown had a three-hit day going 3-for-4 with a double.
- Jimmy Rollins inched closer to Mike Schmidt's hit record going 1-for-5 with a two-run home run.
- Marlon Byrd had a a strong game going 1-for-4 with a two-run home run.
- Carlos Ruiz hit a solo home run.
- Cesar Hernandez also had a good day at the plate going 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Place: 4th in NL Central
Last 10: 5-5
- The Reds are 1,057-865 all-time against the Phillies.
- Jay Bruce hit his 100th career home run at Great American Ball Park last night and Brandon Phillips has 97 career home runs at the park.
- The Reds have 14 one-run losses this season, second in the majors.
- Todd Frazier had a phenomenal game going 3-for-4 with a home run, a stolen base and two runs scored.
- Jay Bruce hit is 100th career home run at Great American Ball Park and went 1-for-2 with a walk, a home run, a stolen base, a run scored and three RBIs.
- Zack Cozart had a decent day at the plate going 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI.
- Billy Hamilton put forth an interesting game going 0-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, an RBI and his 23rd stolen base of the year.
- Ramon Santiago was the only other Red to record a hit going 1-for-3 with a walk.
1-2, 6.11 ERA, 1.47 WHIP
Buchanan, 25, got rocked on Tuesday allowing seven runs on 10 hits with two walks and six strikeouts in six innings of work in the loss to the Nationals. He has gotten a decision in all three starts of his career but has lost two straight. He is making his first career start against the Reds and his second career start on the road.
6-3, 4.99 ERA, 1.46 WHIP
Bailey, 28, allowed three runs on six hits with a walk and seven strikeouts over six innings in the win over the Giants on Tuesday. In nine career starts against the Phillies, Bailey is 0-4 with a 4.41 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. In 81 career starts at Great American Ball Park, he is 27-23 with a 4.73 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP.