Reds starter Homer Bailey pitches against the Mets on Monday, May 7, 2018, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. David Jablonski/Staff

Despite glimpses of promise, starting pitching continues to hurt Reds

Three Reds starters among league leaders in home runs allowed

On the whole, though, starting pitching remains the biggest problem for the Reds (16-32), the worst team in the National League. Despite glimpses of promise by the staff, the numbers don’t lie. The group’s 5.60 ERA won’t get the job done. Only six pitchers in the National League have allowed 10 or more home runs, and the Reds have three of them.

Here’s how the current starters rank 30 percent of the way through the season:

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