Scouting report for Monday, May 1: Pirates at Reds
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, Pirates Radio Network
Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole (1-3, 3.60) vs. Reds RHP Amir Garrett (2-2, 5.09)
Gamecast: The Reds have owned Cole, who’s gone 0-6 with a 5.44 ERA in eight career starts against them. Five of those outings were at GABP, where Cole is 0-3 with a 4.55 ERA. … Scooter Gennett has gone 8 for 17 (.471) against Cole, but has never driven in a run against him. The Reds’ biggest run-producer vs. Cole is not Joey Votto (two RBI in 15 at-bats), but Eugenio Suarez (three RBI in seven at-bats). … Garrett began him MLB career by tossing 12 straight scoreless innings over his first two starts. David Freese ended that run with a two-run homer in the seventh inning on April 12 at PNC Park. … So far this season, eight Reds have made their MLB debuts. … Rookie pitchers have started 175 of the Reds past 348 games (50.3 percent), including a club-record 110 games in 2015.
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m.: Pirates RHP Tyler Glasnow (0-1, 7.98) vs. Reds RHP Scott Feldman (1-2, 3.25)