Tyler Mahle on the hill as the Cincinnati Reds go for a sixth straight win in their opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks
AT ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
Game 1 of a 3-game series
When: Friday, 9:40 p.m.
Where: Chase Field
TV / radio: Bally Sports Ohio (formerly FSO) / WLW-AM (700)
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The thin one: Tyler Mahle has completed three or fewer runs in eleven consecutive starts. He will begin his second career against the Diamondbacks and his first at Chase Field as the Reds look for their sixth straight win.
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Arizona right-hander Taylor Widener will begin his second career after playing twelve games with the bullpen last year. On his season debut, he threw six scoreless innings against the San Diego Padres.
Reds starter: Tyler Mahle
D-Backs starter: Taylor Widener