DeSclafani, Reds to take on Alcantara, Marlins on Wednesday
Miami; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Reds -139; over/under is 8 runs
The Marlins are 27-42 on their home turf. The Miami offense has compiled a .241 batting average as a team this season, last in the National League. Miguel Rojas leads the team with a average of .289.
The Reds have gone 25-38 away from home. The Cincinnati pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.23. Sonny Gray leads the team with a 2.86 earned run average. The Reds won the last meeting 8-5. Luis Castillo earned his 13th victory and Nick Senzel went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for Cincinnati. Caleb Smith registered his eighth loss for Miami.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brian Anderson leads the Marlins with 54 extra base hits and is slugging .468. Starlin Castro is 10-for-36 with three doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 2-8, .255 batting average, 6.52 ERA, outscored by 21 runs
Reds: 5-5, .265 batting average, 4.33 ERA, outscored by four runs
Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: (back), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Elieser Hernandez: (blister), Tayron Guerrero: (finger), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), Austin Brice: (forearm), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Brian Anderson: (hand), Miguel Rojas: (hamstring), Chad Wallach: (concussion).