The pitching match-up tonight is Mike Leake vs. James McDonald.
Mike Leake (0-3) is a right handed pitcher and currently holds a 6.65 ERA. His FIP is 4.17 and his xFIP is 4.23. He sports a 3.74 K/9 this year paired with a 2.08 BB/9.
James McDonald (1-1) is a right handed pitcher with a 2.97 ERA on the season. His FIP is 3.43 and xFIP currently calculates to 3.97. HIs K/9 rate on the year is 7.12 and his BB/9 currently rests at 3.26.
The Reds have scored 98 runs in 25 games this year while allowing 97. The Pirates have scored 75 runs while also allowing 97.