Monday, August 29, 2011
Lineup & Notes vs. Phils (8/29)
Cincinnati (67-66) plays host to the Philadelphia Phillies (83-46) this week for a 4-game set at Great American Ball Park. Homer Bailey (13-7, 4.44 ERA) gets the ball for game one opposite of Cole Hamels (7-5, 2.62 ERA) -- who's making his first start since going on the disabled list August 12th. Here's the Reds lineup and a few notes for Monday's 7:10 EST contest:
Alonso 3B (first career start)
-Philadelphia has won 10 out of their last 11 games against Cincy dating back to last season.
-The Reds are seeking to win their fifth in a row, which would tie a season-high.
-Brandon Phillips is hitting .138 (4-29) lifetime against Hamels.
-Cincinnati has not won a game played on Monday since June 27th (TB). They are 0-5 during that span.
-The Phillies own the National League's best road record at 37-24.