The Reds and Giants are at the opposite ends of the National League standings. They've also had opposite starts coming out of the All-Star break, but it's the NL West leaders who are seeking to snap out of a recent funk when the teams begin a three-game series at AT&T Park on Monday night.
Jake Peavy starts for the Giants, while Anthony DeSclafani goes for his sixth consecutive winning decision since returning from a left oblique injury that postponed the start of his season by two months.
Kevin Goheen is a contributor to MLB.com based in Cincinnati. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.