Major League Baseball
Preview
Cincinnati at Chi. Cubs
When: 3:20 PM ET, Sunday, October 1, 2017
Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
Matchup Edge
CIN Edge in: CHC
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Chicago Cubs are ranked 16 in hitting, with a batting average of .256. The Cubs are averaging 5.1 runs per game this season with an OPS of .778.
  • The Cincinnati Reds are ranked 18 in hitting, with a batting average of .253. The Reds are averaging 4.7 runs per game this season with an OPS of .762.

Pitching

  • The Chicago Cubs are ranked 7 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.96. Opponents are hitting .238 for average, and have a .315 on base percentage and .713 OPS against the Cubs this season.
  • The Cincinnati Reds are ranked 29 in pitching, with an earned run average of 5.19. Opponents are hitting .264 for average, and have a .346 on base percentage and .813 OPS against the Reds this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Cincinnati 67-94 L3 39-42 28-52
Chi. Cubs 92-69 W4 48-32 44-37
Last Meeting
Cincinnati Chi. Cubs
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/30/17 CIN 0 CHC 9 .242 0 .558 .303 2 .930
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cincinnati J. Votto .358 24 1.105
Chi. Cubs A. Rizzo .338 22 1.195
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cincinnati E. Suarez 5 16 13
Chi. Cubs A. Rizzo 7 20 23
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cincinnati 6.74 .264 162
Chi. Cubs 4.78 .278 157
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Cincinnati J. Votto .319 177 1.029
Chi. Cubs K. Bryant .296 162 .950
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Cincinnati J. Votto 36 105 100
Chi. Cubs A. Rizzo 32 99 109
Pitching ERA Avg K
Cincinnati 5.19 .253 1293
Chi. Cubs 3.96 .256 1430