Rodriguez, Giants to take on Roark, Reds
Cincinnati; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Reds favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants visit Great American Ball Park to play the Cincinnati Reds.
The Reds are 7-7 on their home turf. The Cincinnati offense has compiled a .210 batting average as a team this season, last in the MLB. Jose Iglesias leads the team with an average of .307.
The Giants are 7-9 in road games. San Francisco is hitting a collective .221 this season, led by Steven Duggar with an average of .256. The Giants won the last meeting 12-11. Reyes Moronta earned his first victory and Stephen Vogt went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for San Francisco. Jared Hughes registered his first loss for Cincinnati.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 4-6, .235 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
Giants: 6-4, .250 batting average, 5.19 ERA, outscored by 10 runs