A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday:
SONNY GRAY VS JON GRAY
No Gray area in this pitching matchup Friday — only shades of Gray.
Sonny will take the mound for the Cincinnati Reds in his first visit to Coors Field and first time facing Colorado. Jon will go for the Rockies as both teams return from the All-Star break.
Selected as an NL All-Star, Sonny didn’t get into the game Tuesday as the AL beat the NL 4-3. The right-hander is 5-5 with a 3.59 ERA in 17 starts this season. Jon is 9-6 with a 3.92 ERA spanning 19 appearances, including 18 starts.
BANGED UP CATCHER
The Cardinals placed catcher