June 19, 2024

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 02: Alec Bohm #28 of the Philadelphia Phillies bats against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on September 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Nationals 3-0. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The Philadelphia Phillies (15-10, second in the NL East) will face off against the Cincinnati Reds (14-10, third in the NL Central) in Cincinnati on Thursday at 1:10 p.m. EDT.

Pitching Probables:
– Phillies: Zack Wheeler (1-3, 2.30 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 38 strikeouts)
– Reds: Nick Martinez (0-0, 4.76 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)

The Phillies are coming off a 7-4 loss to the Reds, in which Alec Bohm had an impressive four-hit performance.

Cincinnati has a 9-6 record at home and 14-10 overall. They have a strong record of 7-2 in games where they hit at least two home runs.

On the other hand, Philadelphia holds a 5-4 record in road games and 15-10 overall. The Phillies boast the second-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.46.

This will be the seventh matchup between the two teams this season, with the Reds currently leading the season series 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Elly De La Cruz leads the Reds with a .313 batting average, along with five doubles, a triple, seven home runs, 13 walks, and 18 RBI. Christian Encarnacion-Strand has gone 11-for-39 with one home run and 11 RBI in the past 10 games.

For the Phillies, Bohm has accumulated eight doubles, a triple, three home runs, and 21 RBI. Kyle Schwarber has recorded a 4-for-36 performance with three home runs and six RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES:
– Reds: 6-4 record, batting .199, 3.83 ERA, outscoring opponents by nine runs
– Phillies: 7-3 record, batting .262, 3.13 ERA, outscoring opponents by 14 runs

INJURIES:
– Reds: Alex Young (back), Frankie Montas (forearm), Jake Fraley (day-to-day, illness), Tejay Antone (elbow), Matt McLain (shoulder), TJ Friedl (wrist), Ian Gibaut (forearm), Brandon Williamson (shoulder)
– Phillies: Luis Ortiz (ankle), Rafael Marchan (back), Taijuan Walker (shoulder), Michael Rucker (hand), Dylan Covey (shoulder)

Best Thing: Alec Bohm is Up for Rookie of the Year!

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