Diamondbacks look to stop 6-game skid against Reds
Phoenix; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the matchup as losers of their last six games.
The Diamondbacks are 36-34 on their home turf. Arizona has a team on-base percentage of .321, led by Ketel Marte with a mark of .387.
The Reds are 29-44 on the road. The Cincinnati pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.21. Sonny Gray leads the team with a 2.75 earned run average. The Reds won the last meeting 4-3. Luis Castillo earned his 15th victory and Josh VanMeter went 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs for Cincinnati. Mike Leake registered his 11th loss for Arizona.
TOP PERFORMERS: Marte leads the Diamondbacks with 182 hits and is batting .327. Eduardo Escobar is 10-for-38 with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 4-6, .204 batting average, 3.59 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Reds: 5-5, .226 batting average, 4.10 ERA, outscored opponents by one run