Cincinnati Reds probable pitchers & starting lineup vs. Philadelphia Phillies, April 9

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Connor Overton
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Connor Overton / Kareem Elgazzar/The Enquirer / USA TODAY

Probable starting pitchers

Happy Easter, Reds Country! The Cincinnati Reds will send Connor Overton, not Graham Ashcraft, to the mound on Sunday's series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies. Overton's last outing was less than stellar. The 29-year-old went just four innings while allowing five runs on eight hits.

Overton allowed three runs in the first inning, but settled in after that and was able to right the ship. The right-hander struck out five Chicago Cubs hitters and walked just one. The Reds bats and bullpen were able to bail Overton out and Cincinnati prevailed by a final score of 7-6.

The Philadelphia Phillies will counter with Tijuan Walker. Part of the New York Mets rotation last season, Walker went 4.1 innings in his Phillies debut and struck out five batters. Walker allowed three free passes and surrendered a home run in a loss to the New York Yankees.

Cincinnati Reds starting lineup

Jonathan India leads things off once again for the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. The left-handed hitting duo of TJ Friedl and Jake Fraley will follow, with Tyler Stephenson back behind the plate and batting fourth. Wil Myers will bat fifth behind the Reds backstop.

Jason Vosler will look to get back to his home run-hitting ways and is in the No. 6 spot in David Bell's batting order. The red-hot Spencer Steer will be joined on the left side of the infield by shortstop Kevin Newman. Will Benson is back in the starting lineup and will bat ninth.

Which Cincinnati Reds players needs to bounce back in today's game?

The Reds need Jonathan India to get back to being a force atop the batting order. The Reds leadoff hitter went 0-for-3 with a walk on Saturday in Philadelphia and failed to score a run. Cincinnati needs the high-energy India to be a catalyst for the Reds lineup.

After going 0-for-4 while batting third in the Cincinnati Reds lineup on Saturday, Wil Myers needs to bounce back on Sunday versus the Philadelphia Phillies. The Reds biggest free agent acquisition this past offseason, Myers is hitting just .167 in his first 24 at-bats.

How do I watch the Cincinnati Reds game?

For all those in-market, the Cincinnati Reds game against the Philadelphia Phillies will air on Bally Sports Ohio. John Sadak will handle the play-by-play duties alongside color commentator and former Reds pitcher, the crafty left-hander, Chris Welsh.

If you're looking to stream the Cincinnati Reds game against the Philadelphia Phillies, download the Bally Sports app. The app is available on most streaming devices including iPhone, Apple TV, Amazon FireTV, ChromeCast, Roku, among others.

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