The Arizona Diamondbacks hit the road to take on the Cincinnati Reds. Stay with this page for pitching matchups, scoring updates and news/notes.
Diamondbacks at Reds
When: 4:10 p.m.
Where: Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati.
Pitchers: Diamondbacks RHP Clay Buchholz (5-1, 2.68) vs. Reds RHP Anthony DeSclafani (5-3, 4.98).
TV/Radio: FSAZ/KTAR-AM (620), KHOV-FM (105.1).
Buchholz allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out eight in six innings as the right-hander earned a win last time out on Saturday against the San Francisco Giants. … Since being called up to the Diamondbacks on May 20, Buchholz has made 10 starts with the club and has allowed more than three runs in a start on just one occasion; Buchholz has not enjoyed such a stretch since the 2013 season when he was a member of the Boston Red Sox. … Buchholz has made just one career start against the Reds, coming last year as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies; he pitched five innings and allowed four runs on eight hits while striking out three. … DeSclafani earned a win Saturday after pitching seven innings of one-run ball against the Washington Nationals. … He has allowed three runs or fewer in three consecutive starts. … DeSclafani has made three career starts against the Diamondbacks and holds a 1-1 record to go along with a 4.05 ERA against them.
Saturday: At Cincinnati, 3:40 p.m., Diamondbacks LHP Robbie Ray (3-2, 4.92) vs. Reds RHP Matt Harvey (5-7, 5.37).
Sunday: At Cincinnati, 10:10 a.m., Diamondbacks RHP Zack Godley (12-6, 4.35) vs. Reds RHP Luis Castillo (6-9, 4.91).
Monday: At Texas, 5:05 p.m., Diamondbacks RHP Zack Greinke (12-7, 2.89) vs. Rangers RHP Bartolo Colon (6-10, 5.18).
Tuesday: At Texas, 5:05 p.m., Diamondbacks LHP Patrick Corbin (9-4, 3.15) vs. Rangers TBA.
Up next: Cincinnati Reds
The Reds return home from a three-city road trip in which they went 2-7 against the Detroit Tigers (0-2), Washington Nationals (1-3) and the New York Mets (1-2) over that span. … However, the Reds have won four of their last five at Great American Ballpark and expect the return of star first baseman Joey Votto after missing Sunday’s game following a hit-by-pitch on Saturday in Flushing, N.Y. … The Reds seemed to be loaded with outfield talent at the beginning of the season, but only one of their original players in the four-man rotation (Billy Hamilton) remains, as Jesse Winker and Scott Schebler are out with injury and Adam Duvall was traded at the July 31 deadline. … Second baseman Scooter Gennett leads the Reds with a .316 average and Votto paced the club with a .426 on-base percentage this season. … Third baseman Eugenio Suarez leads Cincinnati with 26 home runs and Gennett is the runner-up with 17 big flies. … The Reds hold the second-highest team ERA in the National League with a mark of 4.72 entering play Thursday, and only three pitchers (Luis Castillo, Sal Romano and Tyler Mahle) have made more than 15 starts with the team. … Right-hander Matt Harvey, acquired from the Mets in May, has posted a 5-5 record to go along with a 4.79 ERA in 59 2/3 innings with the club.