Cincinnati Reds and Tampa Bay Rays lock horns in the first of the four-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Tropicana Field. FOX Sports will be doing the Tv coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
This will mark the 13th all-time meeting between the two teams. Cincinnati leads the series, 9-3.
Date and Time: June 19th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Tropicana Field
TV: FOX Sports Indiana, FOX Sports Sun, FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Cincinnati Plus (US Regional)
Cincinnati suffered an 8-7 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday, being swept by them for the second time in a week. This was nine straight loss for the Reds and are on par with the longest losing streak in the MLB this season.
The Reds will send Scott Feldman to take the pitch on Monday in the series opener against the Rays. Feldman has picked wins in three of last four decisions through five appearances.
Steven Souza Jr. hammered his first career grand slam to lift Tampa Bay to a 9-1 win over the Tigers on Sunday. Logan Morrison helped with a two-homer in that game.
Jake Odorizzi will make the start against the Reds in Monday’s game. Odorizzi has performed really well at home this season, pitching five straight quality starts at Tropicana Field with a 3.11 ERA.
Tampa Bay’s batting lineup has done great so far against the Reds, combining for a .314 average and a .848 OPS.