Pirates take 3-game losing streak into matchup with Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates (1-3) vs. Cincinnati Reds (3-1)

Cincinnati; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Reds: Wade Miley (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)

LINE: Reds favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Pirates enter the game as losers of their last three games.

The Reds went 21-19 in division games in 2020. Cincinnati averaged 6.5 hits with 2.8 extra base hits per game and 76 total doubles last season.

The Pirates went 16-24 in division play in 2020. Pittsburgh pitchers had a WHIP of 1.36 last year while striking out 8.9 hitters per game.

INJURIES: Reds: Michael Lorenzen: (shoulder), Sonny Gray: (back), Brandon Bailey: (elbow), Jesse Winker: (illness), Shogo Akiyama: (hamstring).

Pirates: Jose Soriano: (elbow), Cody Ponce: (forearm), Austin Davis: (elbow), Blake Cederlind: (elbow), Steven Brault: (lat strain), Ke’Bryan Hayes: (wrist).

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