Cincinnati Reds (8-12 Justin Smoak Jersey , fifth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (11-11, third in the NL West)San Diego; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (0-1, 2.65 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Padres: Joey Lucchesi (0-2, 5.06 ERA, 1.31 WHIP http://www.bluejaysfanproshop.com/authentic-curtis-granderson-jersey , 21 strikeouts)LINE: Padres favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati can secure a series sweep over San Diego with a win.The Padres are 4-8 on their home turf. San Diego hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .288 this season, led by Fernando Tatis Jr. with a mark of .365.The Reds are 3-7 on the road. Cincinnatir17;s team on-base percentage of .255 is last in the majors. Tucker Barnhart leads the club with an OBP of .380. The Reds won the last meeting 4-2. Luis Castillo recorded his second victory and Jesse Winker went 1-for-1 with a home run and an RBI for Cincinnati. Eric Lauer registered his third loss for San Diego.TOP PERFORMERS: Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with six home runs and has 13 RBIs. Austin Hedges is 4-for-36 with a double, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.Winker leads the Reds with six home runs and has 10 RBIs. Yasiel Puig is 7-for-35 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Cincinnati.LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 4-6, .204 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored by 14 runsReds: 6-4, .188 batting average Aaron Sanchez Jersey , 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by four runsPadres Injuries: Garrett Richards: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob Nix: 60-day IL (elbow), Aaron Loup: 10-day IL (elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 60-day IL (elbow), Brett Kennedy: 10-day IL (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: 10-day IL (knee), Jose Castillo: 60-day IL (hip) http://www.bluejaysfanproshop.com/authentic-curtis-granderson-jersey , Travis Jankowski: 60-day IL (foot), Franchy Cordero: 10-day IL (elbow).Reds Injuries: Alex Wood: 10-day IL (back), Sonny Gray: day-to-day (calf), Scooter Gennett: 10-day IL (groin), Alex Blandino: 10-day IL (knee). TOKYO (AP) r12; Ichiro Suzuki has arrived in Tokyo, a sure sign the Major League Baseball season is only days away from starting.Wearing a gray and black hat pulled down to cover most of his head, the 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star slipped quickly through the arrival gate on Friday at Haneda Airport with hundreds of reporters and fans getting only a quick glimpse.The Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics arrived within hours of each other on Friday on charter flights from the United States. They play on Wednesday and Thursday at the Tokyo Dome in the first two games of the 2019 season.Ichiro is likely to play both games. After that itr17;s unclear if he will make the Mariners team, retire Russell Martin Jersey , or do something else.Several of the players from both teams waved as they passed through the airport. A few stopped to greet fans who were packed several deep.Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez was the most dramatic, pausing in front of cameras and saying: r0;Ir17;m here, Ir17;m here.r1;Ichiro is a baseball idol in Japan and, though his star has faded in the last few years, he is still popular and appears frequently on television commercials.Many Japanese think he should retire in Tokyo in a dramatic goodbye after the two games and wait to be the first Japanese player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.Others say Ichiro should do it his way, which is the way he has conducted his entire MLB career since he broke in with the Mariners in 2001 after playing in Japan for the Orix BlueWave.