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Reds set to begin series in Chicago

Cincinnati Reds’ righthander Anthony DeSclafani is 2-2 on the season with a 4.60 earned run average and 50 total strikeouts. In his last start against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Reds lost 6-0 a week ago and DeSclafani was touched up for three home runs. DeSclafani is 2-1 with a 3.19 ERA in his career at Wrigley Field.
Chicago Cubs’ righthander Kyle Hendricks is 4-4 on the season with a 3.21 ERA and 45 strikeouts. He faced the Reds on May 14 and allowed one run over eight innings while striking out seven and walking only one. Hendricks is 4-1 with a 2.53 ERA and 35 strikeouts to six walks in his last six outings covering 42 and 2/3 innings.