Reds at Cubs, Game 1: Preview/Prediction Thread

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Cincinnati Reds
@ Chicago Cubs

Monday, Jun 10, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Homer Bailey vs Scott Feldman

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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A night game at Wrigley, huh? Anything to get the taste of last night out of our mouths.

The Reds hope to turn their tides behind Homer Bailey, who actually got his last win against the Cubs at home. In that game, he went 6 innings and gave up 2 runs with 8 strikeouts. He's actually better at Wrigley throughout his career, with a 3.20 ERA in 4 starts.

He'll face Scott Feldman, who gave up 5 runs in 5 1/3 innings last time he faced the Reds. He's had two quality starts since then, so let's hope the Reds prove to be his weakness.

With last night's debacle, the bullpen could use 8 innings from Homer tonight.

Bullpen Log

Reliever 6/5 6/6 6/7 6/8 6/8 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman
-
1.0, 11p 1.0, 12p 2.0 IP, 23 pitches
Jonathan Broxton 1.0, 16p -
1.0, 20p 1.0, 19p 3.0 IP, 55 pitches
Sam LeCure
- 1.0, 16p
0.0, 13p 1.0 IP, 29 pitches
J.J. Hoover 0.2, 10p - 1.0, 16p
0.2, 35p 2.1 IP, 61 pitches
Curtis Partch 1.0, 24p -

0.1, 10p 1.1 IP, 34 pitches
Manny Parra
1.0, 24p - 1.0, 16p

2.0 IP, 40 pitches
Alfredo Simon 2.0, 37p -

1.0, 9p

3.0 IP, 46 pitches

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