Former National League MVP Joey Votto will make his return to Cincinnati Wednesday afternoon after missing much of the season recovering from two arthroscopic knee surgeries. The Philadelphia Phillies hope to spoil his return.
The Phillies will send Roy Halladay (8-7. 4.02 ERA) to the mound on Wednesday. The 35-year-old right-hander is 3-1 in his career against the Reds. He will look to rebound from a poor start against the Braves last Friday where he gave up four runs (two homers) on seven hits and four walks in just over four innings of work.
Struggling right-hander Mike Leake (4-5, 4.45 ERA) will take the mound for the Reds. In his last seven games, he is 3-2 with a 5.45 ERA.
Time/date: 12:35 p.m., Wednesday
Radio: 94 WIP and 1210 WPHT
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