Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Both Cincinnati and Chicago are looking for a series win with a victory.
The Cubs are 10-7 against teams from the NL Central. Chicago’s team on-base percentage of .347 is fourth in the league. Willson Contreras leads the club with an OBP of .421.
The Reds are 11-17 in road games. Cincinnati has hit 72 home runs as a team this season. Eugenio Suarez leads the team with 14, averaging one every 13.1 at-bats.
Suarez leads the Reds with 14 home runs and has 32 RBIs. Derek Dietrich is 6-for-23 with a double, three home runs and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Cincinnati.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 5-5, .285 batting average, 5.08 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Reds: 4-6, .249 batting average, 5.22 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Cubs Injuries: Allen Webster: 10-day IL (hand), Pedro Strop: 10-day IL (hamstring), Brandon Morrow: 60-day IL (elbow), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow), Xavier Cedeno: 10-day IL (wrist inflammation), Tony Barnette: 60-day IL (shoulder).