Diamondbacks visit Cincinnati, look to build on Gallen’s strong performance
Cincinnati; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Alex Young (6-3, 3.84 ERA) Reds: Luis Castillo (14-5, 3.25 ERA)
LINE: Reds -153; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona heads into the matchup fresh off a strong showing by Zac Gallen. Gallen went seven innings, surrendering zero runs on one hit with eight strikeouts against San Diego.
The Reds are 39-34 in home games. The Cincinnati pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.22, Sonny Gray leads the staff with a mark of 2.69.
The Diamondbacks are 38-34 in road games. Arizona is slugging .448 as a unit. Ketel Marte leads the team with a slugging percentage of .591.
Eduardo Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 110 RBIs and is batting .271. Marte is 16-for-35 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 4-6, .198 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by six runs
Diamondbacks: 9-1, .281 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outscored opponents by 24 runs