Series preview: Reds at Cubs

All games on WGN-AM 720.

Season series: Reds lead 3-2.

Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26.

RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60).

Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN.

RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98).

Wednesday: 6:05 p.m., WGN-9.

RH Mat Latos (0-0, 3.86) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (5-7, 5.12).

Who's hot: The Reds' Ryan Ludwick is hitting .410 (16-for-39) in June. Joey Votto has reached base in all 12 games since coming off the disabled list. The Cubs' Starlin Castro's 17 RBIs in June are third-most in the NL. Anthony Rizzo is only the 12th left-handed hitter in Cubs history to reach 15 home runs before the All-Star break.

Who's not: Nate Schierholtz is batting .111 (4-for-36) in his last 12 games. Reds reliever Sean Marshall has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and is scheduled to have left shoulder surgery.