Here are the pitching matchups for this two-game series between the Royals and the Reds at Great American Ball Park:
▪ Tuesday, 6:10 p.m.: RHP Edinson Volquez (11-7, 3.27 ERA) vs. RHP Raisel Iglesias (3-4, 4.70 ERA).
▪ Wednesday, 6:10 p.m.: RHP Jeremy Guthrie (8-7, 5.63 ERA) vs. RHP Keyvius Sampson (2-1, 3.18 ERA).
FROM THE STAR
1. Eric Hosmer returns to Cincinnati, the city he called home for two summers in his teams.
2. Sam Mellinger wrote a column about Frank White beginning to reconcile with the Royals.
THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)
HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC
“Flower Gardens” by Chad VanGaalen.