Log in

Diamondbacks and Reds play, winner secures 3-game series

Posted 5/15/24

Both the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Reds are looking for a series win with a victory on Wednesday.

You must be a member to read this story.

Join our family of readers for as little as $5 per month and support local, unbiased journalism.

Already have an account? Log in to continue.

Current print subscribers can create a free account by clicking here

Otherwise, follow the link below to join.

To Our Valued Readers –

Visitors to our website will be limited to five stories per month unless they opt to subscribe. The five stories do not include our exclusive content written by our journalists.

For $6.99, less than 20 cents a day, digital subscribers will receive unlimited access to YourValley.net, including exclusive content from our newsroom and access to our Daily Independent e-edition.

Our commitment to balanced, fair reporting and local coverage provides insight and perspective not found anywhere else.

Your financial commitment will help to preserve the kind of honest journalism produced by our reporters and editors. We trust you agree that independent journalism is an essential component of our democracy. Please click here to subscribe.

Charlene Bisson, Publisher, Independent Newsmedia

Please log in to continue

Log in
I am anchor

Diamondbacks and Reds play, winner secures 3-game series


Cincinnati Reds (18-24, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (20-23, third in the NL West)

Phoenix; Wednesday, 3:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Andrew Abbott (2-4, 3.35 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 37 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Brandon Pfaadt (1-3, 4.60 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 42 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Diamondbacks -117, Reds -102; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds play on Wednesday with the three-game series tied 1-1.

Arizona is 20-23 overall and 10-11 in home games. Diamondbacks hitters have a collective .324 on-base percentage, the seventh-best percentage in MLB play.

Cincinnati has an 18-24 record overall and a 9-11 record in road games. The Reds have gone 14-9 in games when they record at least eight hits.

The teams meet Wednesday for the sixth time this season. The Diamondbacks lead the season series 4-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ketel Marte has a .290 batting average to lead the Diamondbacks, and has 12 doubles, a triple and nine home runs. Kevin Newman is 14-for-32 with two RBI over the past 10 games.

Elly De La Cruz leads the Reds with a .260 batting average, and has seven doubles, a triple, nine home runs, 21 walks and 21 RBI. Jeimer Candelario is 12-for-38 with a home run and seven RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 6-4, .249 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

Reds: 2-8, .241 batting average, 4.69 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Nelson: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Miguel Castro: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Eduardo Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Geraldo Perdomo: 10-Day IL (right meniscus tear), Alek Thomas: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Drey Jameson: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Reds: TJ Friedl: 10-Day IL (thumb), Brandon Williamson: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Christian Encarnacion-Strand: 10-Day IL (hand), Ian Gibaut: 60-Day IL (forearm), Alex Young: 60-Day IL (back), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt McLain: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.