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The Cincinnati Reds, Christian Encarnacion-Strand included, will take on Johan Oviedo and the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:05 PM ET on Friday at PNC Park.
Game Info and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Props
- Day: Friday, August 11, 2023
- Time: 7:05 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -238)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +550)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +130)
Christian Encarnacion-Strand Stats
- Encarnacion-Strand has 20 hits and an OBP of .316 to go with a slugging percentage of .419 this season.
- In 14 of 22 games this season (63.6%), he has recorded a hit. In six of those games, he had more than one hit (27.3%).
- He has cleared the fence in 13.6% of his games in 2023, and 3.8% of his trips to the dish.
- In seven tilts this year (31.8%), Encarnacion-Strand has notched an RBI, and in four of those games (18.2%) he had two or more. He has also driven in three or more of his team’s runs in two contests.
Pirates Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Pirates pitching staff is 18th in MLB with a K/9 of 8.6.
- The Pirates have the 23rd-ranked team ERA in baseball at 4.55.
- Pirates pitchers have been tagged for the seventh-fewest home runs in baseball (126 total, 1.1 per game).
- Oviedo (6-11) will take to the mound for the Pirates and make his 24th start of the season.
- Among qualified pitchers this season, the 25-year-old’s 4.18 ERA ranks 39th, 1.302 WHIP ranks 48th, and 8 K/9 ranks 47th.
Encarnacion-Strand’s recent games
- vs. Marlins on August 9: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Marlins on August 8: 1-for-4, 2 K
- vs. Marlins on August 7: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Nationals on August 6: 0-for-4, 3 K
- vs. Nationals on August 5: 0-for-3, 1 K
- vs. Nationals on August 4: 1-for-3
- at Cubs on August 3: 2-for-3, 1 R
- at Cubs on August 2: 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 K
- at Cubs on August 1: 2-for-5, 2 RBI
- at Cubs on July 31: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI
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