Colorado Rockies (56-76, fifth in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (51-78, fourth in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Friday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (7-9, 4.88 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 101 strikeouts); Reds: Luis Cessa (3-2, 5.36 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds -115, Rockies -105; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds host the Colorado Rockies to open a three-game series.
Cincinnati has a 51-78 record overall and a 27-38 record in home games. The Reds have a 29-62 record in games when they have given up a home run.
Colorado has a 20-44 record in road games and a 56-76 record overall. The Rockies have a 25-10 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.
The matchup Friday is the fourth meeting between these teams this season.
Charlie Blackmon has 19 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 70 RBI for the Rockies. Randal Grichuk is 14-for-37 with two doubles and a home run over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 3-7, .246 batting average, 4.65 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Rockies: 3-7, .231 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored by 20 runs
INJURIES: Reds: Mike Moustakas: 60-Day IL (calf), Jeff Hoffman: 60-Day IL (forearm), Justin Dunn: day-to-day (shoulder), T.J. Zeuch: 15-Day IL (back), Graham Ashcraft: 15-Day IL (biceps), Matt Reynolds: 10-Day IL (hip), Albert Almora Jr.: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Joey Votto: 60-Day IL (rotator cuff), Aramis Garcia: 60-Day IL (finger), Robert Dugger: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Hunter Greene: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Stephenson: 60-Day IL (clavicle), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tony Santillan: 60-Day IL (back), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Sims: 60-Day IL (back), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60-Day IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rockies: Lucas Gilbreath: 15-Day IL (elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 15-Day IL (acl), Yonathan Daza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.