The Cincinnati Reds will be trying to bounce back from their series loss to the Texas Rangers when they take on the Houston Astros in the first game of their three-game interleague series on Monday night. The game will be played at Great American Ball Park, and it is scheduled to begin at 7:10 PM. ET.
Astros Going For Fifth Win In Seven Games
The Astros had their two-game winning streak snapped by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday and will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Reds, which will give them their fifth win in their last seven games.
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Offensively, Houston is one of the best teams in the league. The team’s .268 batting average is third in the league. Their .343 on-base percentage is second, as is their .476 slugging percentage. The 377 runs they have scored is seventh in the league.
Michael Brantley leads the Astros with a .309 batting average, while Alex Bregman leads the team with 19 homers and 48 RBIs.
Houston’s pitching has also been very good this season. Opponents have a .209 batting average against the Astros, which is first in the league. Their 3.48 ERA is third, while their 42 quality starts are second in the league.
In his last start, Miley gave up six hits and zero earned runs in six innings, helping the Astros get a 4-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles. The team will need another solid start from him to get the win on Monday.