Reds going for a rare three-game sweep against the Indians

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9-5, HOME 7-1, ROAD 2-4
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Great American Ball Park
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CINCINNATI REDS (9-5) vs
CLEVELAND INDIANS (7-7)

FRANK ROBINSON MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER AWARD
Avg H AB HR RBI
Player Year ERA IP H ER K
Dunn, Cin 2008 .300 6 20 5 10
Hernandez, Cin 2009 .474 9 19 1 4
Choo, Cle 2010 .391 9 23 4 7
Cabrera, Cle 2011 .320 8 25 3 7
Negron, Cin 2014 .538 7 13 1 5
Kipnis, Cle 2015 .458 11 24 0 4
Davis, Cle 2016 .563 9 16 2 9
Santana, Cle 2017 .429 6 14 3 6
Ramírez, Cle 2018 .370 10 27 5 11
Bauer, Cle 2019 1.23 14.2 10 2 15
Ramírez, Cle 2020 .250 4 16 2 6
No award given in 2012 or 2013

FIRST-PLACE REDS
For the last 15 days the Reds have at least
shared first place in the NL Central, including
9 days alone atop the division…prior to
this season hadn’t held the top spot alone
since 3/30/19, when following a rainout of
that season’s second game they had a 1-0
record and a lead in the NL Central of .033
percentage points over the Brewers.

  • 1.0
    For the ninth time in the last 12 days the
    Redlegs hold a 1.0-game lead, their first
    division lead of at least 1.0g since 5/7/17
    following Scott Feldman’s 4-0 shutout vs
    Johnny Cueto and the Giants…haven’t held
    a division lead of more than 1.0g since a
    season-high 1.5-game cushion on 4/18/17…
    haven’t held a division lead of at least 2.0g
    since the 2015 team started 4-0 and built a
    season-high 2.5-game lead on 4/10.

LONGEST STREAKS OF 6 HITS OR FEWER, STARTERS *
Sonny Gray …….. 45 ….. 245ip …… 8/25/2018 – active
Dinelson Lamet …. 37 ….. 204.2 ……. 7/29/2017 – active
Nolan Ryan ………. 31 ….. 178ip …. 5/1/1991 – 6/1/1992
Marcelino Lopez .. 30 ….. 137ip .. 9/1/1966 – 7/30/1971

  • Excluding “openers”

REDS BATTERS
At GABP On The Road
Record …………………………….. 7-1 ………………………. 2-4
Batting Average ……………….. .314 …………………….. .206
On-Base Percentage ………… .401 …………………….. .260
Slugging Percentage ………… .570 …………………….. .352
Runs Scored…………. 70 (8.75 r/g) ………….. 18 (3.00 r/g)
Home Runs ………………………… 17 …………………………. 6
BA with RISP ……….. .443 (35-79) ……………. .175 (7-40)
TEAMS WITH 2 PLAYERS, 4 HR EACH, THROUGH 6 GAMES
2021 Reds …….. Nick Castellanos (4), Tyler Naquin 4)
2010 Blue Jays …… Alex Gonzalez (4), Vernon Wells (4)
1994 Rockies . Andrés Galarraga (4), Dante Bichette (5)
1993 Rangers ……. Dean Palmer (4), Juan González (5)
Courtesy @EliasSports

MAJOR LEAGUE HOME RUN LEADERS, 2018-2021
Trout ………… 105 Cruz …………. 98 Martinez ….. 91
Suárez ………. 100 Yelich ………. 92 Arenado ….. 91
MAJOR LEAGUE HOME RUN LEADERS SINCE 8/1/19
Suárez ……. 37 Alonso …………. 37 Cruz ……….. 35
Acuña …….. 37 Castellanos ….. 35
ALL-TIME HOME RUNS, REDS CAREER

  1. Johnny Bench, R ………………………… 389
  2. Frank Robinson, R ……………………… 324
  3. Joey Votto, L …………………………….. 298
  4. Tony Perez, R ……………………………. 287
  5. Adam Dunn, L ……………………………. 270
  6. Ted Kluszewski, L ………………………. 251
    ALL-TIME RBI, REDS CAREER
  7. Johnny Bench ………………………….. 1,376
  8. Tony Perez ……………………………… 1,192
  9. Pete Rose ……………………………….. 1,036
  10. Frank Robinson ……………………….. 1,009
  11. Joey Votto ………………………………… 974

WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS: 1919, 1940, 1975, 1976, 1990 NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: 1919, 1939, 1940, 1961, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1990

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS
Sun vs Cle: LHP Wade Miley (2-0, 0.00) vs RHP Shane Bieber (1-1, 2.11) 700 wlw, bsoh, 1:10et
Monday: Off day
Tue vs Ari: RHP Luis Castillo (1-1, 7.04) vs RHP Zac Gallen (0-0, 2.25) 700 wlw, bsoh, 6:40et
Wed vs Ari: RHP Tyler Mahle (1-1, 1.93) vs RHP Merrill Kelly (1-2, 8.44) 700 wlw, bsoh, 6:40et
Thu vs Ari: RHP Jeff Hoffman (2-1, 2.93) vs RHP Taylor Widener (1-0 1.59) 700 wlw, bsoh, mlbn, 12:35et
Fri at StL: RHP Sonny Gray (0-0, 4.15) vs TBD 700 wlw, bsoh, 8:15et
Sat at StL: LHP Wade Miley vs TBD 700 wlw, bsoh, 2:15et
Sun at StL: RHP Luis Castillo vs TBD 700 wlw, bsoh, espn+, 2:15et

TODAY’S GAME: Is Game 3 (2-0) of a 3-game series vs Court BerryTripp’s Indians and Game 3 (2-0) of a 7-day, 6-game homestand that
includes tomorrow’s day off followed by 3 games vs the Diamondbacks…
following this homestand hit the West Coast for the second straight road
trip as part of a 6-game stretch at StL’s Busch Stadium (3g) and at LA’s
Dodger Stadium (3g).

SERIES NOTES: The Reds won or tied 12 of the first 23 Ohio Cup season
series, including 9 of the last 15 and 5 straight from 2006-2010, but lost 5
of the last 6 season series (1-5, 0-4, 2-2, 2-4, 1-3, 1-3)…the Reds lost 11
of the last 16 games vs Cle at Great American Ball Park.

DIAMONDBACKS UP NEXT: The Reds and Diamondbacks beginning
Tuesday will meet for the second time this month…the Diamondbacks
earned a 2-1 series win from 4/9-4/11 at Chase Field.

OFFENSIVE: Reds batters lead the Major Leagues lead in HR, RBI
and slugging percentage and are tied with the defending World Series
champion Dodgers for the lead in runs scored…while jumping out to a 6-2
record, the 66 runs scored by Reds batters led the Major Leagues and
was the highest total in franchise history through the first 8 games of a
season (8.25 r/g, .316ba)…the 1900 Reds held the previous record, with
64 runs through 8 games (8.00 r/g)…since then, over the last 6 games,
the Reds have been shut out twice while scoring 22 runs total (3.67 r/g,
39-194, .201ba, .271obp, .351slg), including 10 runs in Fri’s win vs Cle.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Jonathan India ranks among National League rookies in most offensive categories and ranks
among the overall NL leaders in RBI (T8th)…in his first 6 career apps produced 10 RBI, tied for fifth-most in Major League
history by a player in his first 6 career apps behind only Dale Alexander (13 RBI in 1939), Trevor Story (12 in 2016),
Nico Hoerner (11 in 2019) and Mandy Brooks (11 in 1925)…the RBI became an official statistic in 1920…courtesy @
EliasSports

LEADING OFF: Tyler Naquin ranks among the National League leaders in HR and RBI…on 4/6 and 4/7 vs Pit, Naquin
became the first Reds batter with a leadoff HR in consecutive apps since Eddie Milner did it on 6/24 vs SD & 6/25 at SF,
1984…Pete Rose (1976) and Gary Redus (1983) are the only other Reds batters with leadoff HR in consecutive apps…
Naquin’s 7 RBI on Tue vs Pit tie Brandon Phillips (7/30/15 vs Pit) for the most in a game by a Reds leadoff batter since
the statistic became official in 1920…courtesy @EliasSports.

ALTERNATE WORKOUT SITE: The Reds’ alternate workout site
will be located this season at Louisville Slugger Field, home of
their long-time Class AAA affiliate…last year’s alternate workout
site was located in nearby Mason at Prasco Park, which serves
as the home of the Cincinnati Spikes, a traveling baseball team.

INJURED LIST
On Date Off ^Games
Player (Reason) IL Eligible IL Missed
Shogo Akiyama (left hamstring) 4/1 4/8 – 9-5
*Brandon Bailey (right elbow) 4/1 5/31 – 9-5
Sonny Gray (back strain) 4/1 4/8 4/17 8-5
*Michael Lorenzen (right shoulder) 4/1 5/31 – 9-5
Aristides Aquino (left hamate) 4/16 4/24 – 2-0
Jonathan India 4/17 – – 1-0
^ Team record in number of games missed while on the injured list

  • Bailey & Lorenzen on 60-day injured list

Today’s Pitcher – #22 Wade Miley, RHP

Wade Miley

RED HOTS • This afternoon is making his third start of the season.
• Joins Anthony DeSclafani as the only Reds pitchers since 1893, when the pitcher’s mound was moved to its current distance from home plate, to begin a season
with consecutive starts of at least 5.0 scoreless innings…DeSclafani did it last season (5ip/3h, 6ip/2h)…courtesy @EliasSports.
• In his season debut in the 14-1 win on 4/6 vs Pit, threw 6.0 scoreless innings in the 250th start of his career.
• Threw 5.0 scoreless innings in Mon’s 3-0 win at SF.
• Was bothered early in spring training by an irritation in his left hamstring that forced him to leave his first “A” start, on 3/11…didn’t miss his next appearance, on 3/16.
• Is his second season with the Reds…joined the club in December 2019, when he signed a 2-year contract through this year.
• In 2020, in his first season with the Reds made 4 starts and 2 relief apps surrounding a pair of stints on the 10-day injured list, from 7/31-8/11 with a left groin
strain and from 8/28-9/22 with a left shoulder strain.
• Made his first 4 apps of the 2020 season as a starter (0-3, 6.57) and his last 2 apps in relief (2ip, 1h, 0r, 1bb, 0k).
• Was disabled after his first start, an 8-7 loss on 7/27 vs Cubs…returned for 3 more starts from 8/12-8/27 (0-2, 3.38) before he returned to the IL on 8/28.
• Was reinstated for the second time on 9/23 and joined the Reds’ bullpen for the final 4 games of the regular season.
• In the 6-1 win on 9/23/20 vs Mil came out of the bullpen to throw a scoreless ninth inning, snapping at 242 his streak of consecutive regular season starts dating
back to 2012…threw a hitless ninth inning in the 2020 Postseason-clinching win at Min in the 58th game of the season.
• Was selected by the Diamondbacks in the first round (43rd overall) of the 2008 first-year player draft.
• In 2012, his first full Major League season, was a National League All-Star, finished second to Wsh’s Bryce Harper in the BBWAA’s Jackie Robinson Rookie
of the Year Award voting, was The Sporting News’ NL Rookie of the Year and was named by the Arizona chapter of the BBWAA the Diamondbacks’ Most
Valuable Player and their Rookie of the Year…also was named to Baseball America’s Major League All-Rookie team.
• 5 times in his career finished in the Top 10 among the National or American League leaders in starts.

MILEY’S 2021 STARTS
DATE TEAM OPP RESULT DEC ERA BAA GS CG BFP IP H R ER BB SO HR HBP PT
4/6/2021 CIN PIT W, 14-1 W (1-0) 0.00 .100 1 0 21 6.0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 78
Monday CIN @SF W, 3-0 W (2-0) 0.00 .108 1 0 18 5.0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 73
2021 Totals, 2 starts 2-0 2-0 0.00 .108 2 0 39 11.0 4 0 0 2 9 0 0 151
2020 Totals, 6 games 3-3 0-3 5.65 .268 4 0 67 14.1 15 10 9 9 12 1 2 285
Single-Game Career Highs 33 9.0 13 10 10 7 11 4 2 120

MILEY CAREER VS INDIANS
DATE TEAM OPP RESULT DEC ERA BAA GS CG BFP IP H R ER BB SO HR HBP PT
6/24/2014 ARI CLE W, 9-8 (14) – 4.78 .263 1 0 23 4.0 8 5 4 2 3 0 0 83
4/19/2016 SEA @CLE L, 2-3 L (0-2) 8.04 .388 1 0 21 3.2 9 3 3 4 2 0 0 81
6/7/2016 SEA CLE W, 7-1 W (6-2) 5.27 .283 1 0 25 7.0 4 0 0 2 3 0 0 101
6/22/2017 BAL CLE L, 3-6 L (3-5) 4.48 .274 1 0 24 5.0 8 4 4 2 3 0 0 111
9/8/2017 BAL @CLE L, 0-5 L (8-12) 4.96 .280 1 0 24 5.2 6 4 4 3 4 1 0 102
5/8/2018 MIL CLE W, 3-2 – 1.42 .174 1 0 3 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 19
4/28/2019 HOU CLE W, 4-1 – 3.24 .238 1 0 25 5.2 6 1 1 2 3 1 0 106
Career vs Indians, 7 starts 4-3 1-3 4.60 .331 7 0 145 31.1 42 17 16 16 18 2 0 603

MILEY VS INDIANS BATTERS
BATTER PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HBP SO BA OBP SLG
Bauers, Jake CLE 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
Hernandez, Cesar CLE 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
Luplow, Jordan CLE 8 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .375 .286
Perez, Roberto CLE 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
Ramirez, Jose CLE 10 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .125 .300 .125
Rosario, Eddie CLE 7 7 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .143 .143 .571
Team Totals 35 32 1 8 0 0 1 3 3 0 2 .250 .314 .344

Reds Pitchers

REDS PITCHERS Road Trip: 2-4, 5.12 (51ip, 29er, 8hr, .250)
• Rank seventh in the National League in ERA (4.14).
• In the last 3 games are 2-1, 2.67 (27ip, 8er, 3hr, .247oba).
REDS STARTERS Road Trip: 1-3, 4.88 (27.2ip, 15er, 5hr, .245)
• Rank eighth in the National League in ERA (4.02).
• In 13 games since Opening Day (3.1ip, 8er) have posted an ERA of 3.14 (66ip,
23er, .223oba).
REDS RELIEVERS Road Trip: 2sv, 2bsv, 1-1, 5.40 (23.1ip, 14er, 3hr, .256)
• Rank 11th in the National League in ERA (4.28).
• In the last 6 games have posted an ERA of 2.82 (22.1ip, 7er, .227oba).

Reds Batters

REDS BATTERS Road Trip: .206 (41-199), 6 HR, 18 runs (3.00 r/g)
• Lead the Major Leagues in HR, RBI and slugging percentage and are tied with the
defending World Series champion Dodgers for the lead in runs scored.
• Homered in 12 of their 14 games, including eight 2-homer games and a season-high
4-homer game on 4/7 vs Pit.
• In 2020 hit 90 HR in 60 games, a pace that projects to 243 HR over a 162-game
season…the team record for HR in a season is 227 in 2019.
• In 2020 joined the 1906 White Sox and 2007 Diamondbacks as the only teams
ever to finish last in the league in batting average and still earn a Postseason berth.
• Last year became the first Reds team with more walks (239) than singles (221).
• Pitchers are 3-for-28 (.107, 2rbi, 5sh) and pinch hitters 4-for-22 (.182, 2rbi, 2bb, 9k)…
pinch hitters have a 3-game hitting streak (3-7, .429, 2rbi).

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