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Bob Uecker on call, as Brewers head into matchup with the Reds on losing streak

Bob Uecker on call, as Brewers head into matchup with the Reds on losing streak


Cincinnati Reds (42-62, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (57-48, first in the NL Central)

LISTEN: Bob Uecker on the call Friday on WKTY for Reds-Brewers. Pregame at 6:35 p.m. Tune in on 96.7 FM / 580 AM

PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Robert Dugger (0-0); Brewers: Eric Lauer (7-3, 3.75 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 107 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -218, Reds +179; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers look to break a four-game losing streak when they take on the Cincinnati Reds.

Milwaukee is 57-48 overall and 26-20 in home games. The Brewers have the eighth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.89.

Cincinnati has an 18-30 record in road games and a 42-62 record overall. The Reds are 20-13 in games when they did not give up a home run.

The teams match up Friday for the 10th time this season. The Brewers lead the season series 7-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rowdy Tellez has 21 home runs, 38 walks and 68 RBI while hitting .239 for the Brewers. Christian Yelich is 14-for-40 with four doubles, a triple and three RBI over the past 10 games.

Joey Votto leads the Reds with 10 home runs while slugging .396. Jonathan India is 14-for-42 with four doubles, two home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .281 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs

Reds: 6-4, .249 batting average, 2.53 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs

INJURIES: Brewers: Omar Narvaez: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Jandel Gustave: 15-Day IL (forearm), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Miguel Sanchez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jace Peterson: 10-Day IL (left elbow), Adrian Houser: 15-Day IL (flexor), Alex Jackson: 10-Day IL (finger), Jake Cousins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Justin Topa: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Perdomo: 15-Day IL (elbow)

Reds: Luis Cessa: day-to-day (back), Tyler Stephenson: 60-Day IL (clavicle), Jeff Hoffman: 15-Day IL (forearm), Aramis Garcia: 10-Day IL (finger), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tony Santillan: 60-Day IL (back), Art Warren: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tejay Antone: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lucas Sims: 60-Day IL (back), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60-Day IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60-Day IL (elbow)

TOP PHOTO: FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers sportscaster Bob Uecker speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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