Roark expected to start as Reds visit Angels
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tanner Roark (5-6, 3.47 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 81 strikeouts) Angels: TBD
The Angels are 20-18 in home games. Los Angeles' team on-base percentage of .334 is seventh in the majors. Mike Trout leads the team with an OBP of .448.
The Reds are 17-24 in road games. The Cincinnati pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.67. Luis Castillo leads the team with a 2.66 earned run average. The Angels won the last meeting 5-1. Andrew Heaney notched his first victory and Luis Rengifo went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for Los Angeles. Tyler Mahle registered his eighth loss for Cincinnati.
TOP PERFORMERS: Trout leads the Angels with 56 RBIs and is batting .310. Rengifo is 10-for-29 with three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 6-4, .284 batting average, 4.14 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs
Reds: 6-4, .258 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs
Angels Injuries: JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Matt Harvey: 10-day IL (back), Trevor Cahill: 10-day IL (elbow), Andrelton Simmons: 10-day IL (ankle), Zack Cozart: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kevan Smith: 10-day IL (left hand metacarpal strain).