The Cleveland Guardians (58-62) will clash with the Cincinnati Reds (62-59) in an exhilarating showdown at Great American Ball Park. Both teams are looking to climb higher in their respective divisions and secure a much-needed victory.
Battle for Ohio: Guardians vs Reds
The starting pitchers will play a crucial role in determining the outcome of this game. Andrew Abbott (7-3, 2.95 ERA) will take the mound for the Reds, aiming to continue his impressive season. On the other side, Noah Syndergaard (2-5, 6.35 ERA) will lead the Guardians’ pitching staff and seek to stifle the Reds’ potent offense.
The Reds currently sit 3rd in the National League Central division, while the Guardians are 2nd in the American League Central. With the playoff race heating up, both teams will be motivated to add another win to their record.
Catch this exciting matchup on BSOH, with the game scheduled for August 16th, 2023, at 6:40 PM (Eastern). Settle in and witness the thrilling battle unfold between these two Ohio rivals.
Watch Out For:
– The Guardians’ third baseman, José Ramírez, has been a force to be reckoned with, hitting at a solid .284 clip. His ability to deliver clutch hits and drive in runs could be a game-changer.
– The Reds’ starting pitcher, Andrew Abbott, has been in stellar form this season. With a record of 7-3 and a remarkable ERA of 2.948, Abbott will be looking to shut down the Guardians’ lineup and maintain his strong performances.
– RP Tejay Antone: Elbow (D60)
– SP Justin Dunn: Shoulder (D60)
– SP Connor Overton: Elbow (D60)
– C Curt Casali: Foot (D10)
– SP Nick Lodolo: Calf (D60)
– SP Hunter Greene: Hip (D60)
– RP Reiver Sanmartin: Elbow (D60)
– RP Vladimir Gutierrez: Elbow (D60)
– RF Jake Fraley: Toe (D10)
– SP Ben Lively: Pectoral (D15)
– 2B Jonathan India: Heel (D10)
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