Consistent bat: Tyler Stephenson continues to be the only Red hitting above .300. He was 8-for-30 on the road trip. His average stands at .303.
Relief help: Alexis Diaz, one of seven players to make his big-league debut for the Reds this season, allowed one earned run on one hit in 4 1/3 innings in four appearances during the road trip. He earned his first career save on the trip and his second career victory. He has a 0.92 ERA in 18 appearances.
Tough schedule: The Reds have played the third-toughest schedule in the big leagues to this point, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The combined winning percentages of their opponents is .543.
Home sweet home: The Reds play 15 of their next 17 games in Cincinnati with two games in Boston (May 31-June 1) being their only road trip in that stretch. The Reds had played 26 games on the road through Sunday. No other team had played more than 24.
Bad injury news: Starting pitcher Connor Overton will miss six to eight weeks with a back injury, according to reports Monday.
Overton is 1-0 with a 1.82 ERA in four starts. He last pitched May 17, allowing two earned runs on three hits in 7 2/3 innings in a 5-4 victory against the Cleveland Guardians. He was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday in Toronto.
The Reds signed Overton, 28, to a minor-league contract in November and gave him a non-roster invitation to spring training. He started the season with Triple-A Louisville and was 2-1 with a 2.84 ERA in four appearances.
Injury updates: Starting pitcher Mike Minor allowed four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings Friday in a rehab start for the Triple-A Louisville Bats. He has been on the injured list all season with a left shoulder strain.
• Nick Senzel has made four appearances in a rehab stint for the Bats and is hitless in 10 at-bats.
• Jose Barrero, who has been on the injured list all season after undergoing hand surgery, has started two games at shortstop and served as designated hitter in another start and is 3-for-9 in three appearances for Louisville.
• Jake Fraley went 0-for-1 with a walk Sunday for the Dayton Dragons. He has been on the injured list since May 1 with right knee inflammation.