Woodruff scheduled to start as Milwaukee hosts Cincinnati
Milwaukee; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
The Brewers are 19-12 against teams from the NL Central. Milwaukee has hit 133 home runs this season, third in the majors. Christian Yelich leads the club with 29, averaging one every nine at-bats.
The Reds are 13-18 against teams from the NL Central. The Cincinnati pitching staff owns a combined team ERA of 3.60, Tyler Mahle paces the staff with a mark of 4.29. The Brewers won the last meeting 6-5. Matt Albers earned his fourth victory and Yasmani Grandal went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Milwaukee. Luis Castillo registered his second loss for Cincinnati.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 62 RBIs and is batting .345. Mike Moustakas has 10 hits and is batting .323 over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 3-7, .217 batting average, 5.50 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Reds: 7-3, .246 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs