Series Preview: Twins at Reds


Monday night the Cincinnati Reds will start a series with the Minnesota Twins. After the three game sweep from the New York Mets, the Reds are looking to catch another stride and a large run before it becomes too late.

Relevant Records

Cincinnati: The Reds come into this series with an overall record of 34-40. At home the Reds are 20-14, and during interleague play the team is 3-8. The Reds have split the last 10 games, including getting swept. They have lost three in a row.

Minnesota: The Twins come into this series with an overall record of 40-35 and they are 15-20 on the road. During interleague play the team is 7-8. The Twins have also split the last 10, losing their last game to the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Stats and Ranks (MLB)


– Home ERA: 3.90, 22nd

– Starters ERA: 3.88, 13th

– Bullpen ERA: 3.79, 23rd

– Triple Slash: .256/.327/.443

– Defense: .986, 10th


-Away ERA: 4.35, 22nd

– Starters ERA: 3.82, 8th

-Bullpen ERA: 3.97, 25th

– Triple Slash: .276/.322/.425

– Defense: .985, 14th


Game 1: CIN – Mike Leake (5-4, 3.91) vs. Mike Pelfrey (5-4, 3.06)

Game 2: CIN – Anthony DeSclafani (5-5, 3.35) vs. Phil Hughes (6-6, 4.20)

Game 3: CIN – Johnny Cueto (4-5, 2.98) vs. Trevor May (4-6, 4.62)

Tonight’s Lineup