Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds series preview, pitching matchups (Part 2)

CINCINNATI – Preview and pitching matchups for the Reds-Indians series in Cincinnati.Where: Great American Ball Park, Wednesday through Thursday.TV/radio: SportsTime Ohio will carry the series. WTAM/1100 and WMMS/FM 100.7 will carry the Wednesday’s game. WMMS/FM 100.7 will carry Thursday’s game.Pitching probables: RHP Mike Clevinger (first big league start) vs. LHP Brandon Finnegan (1-2, 4.40) Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. and RHP Josh Tomlin (5-0, 3.82) vs. RHP Tim Adleman (1-1, 3.38) Thursday at 7:10 p.m.Series: The Indians went into Tuesday night’s game with a 1-0 lead against the Reds this season. They lead the series, 51-45, overall.Wednesday: Clevinger will be activated before Wednesday’s start. He was 5-0 with a 3.03 ERA in seven starts for Class AAA Columbus this year. Clevinger struck out 36, walked 17 and allowed 12 earned runs in 35 2/3 innings.In his last start Finnegan lost to the Phillies as he allowed three runs on four hits in four innings. He’s 1-1 with a 4.76 ERA in four relief appearances against the Indians. Jose Ramirez is 1-for-3 against him.Thursday: Tomlin, making his seventh start, is coming off a 6 1/3-inning no decision against the Twins. He’s 1-2 with a 5.32 ERA lifetime against the Reds. Zack Cozart is hitting .625 (5-for-8) against him.