@ Arizona Diamondbacks
Friday, Sep 12, 2008, 9:40 PM EDT
Johnny Cueto Aaron Harang vs Brandon Webb
Clear. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game Time temperature: Around 95.
The Reds seem to be catching these division front runners all while they are on a downswing. The Diamondbacks have lost 6 in a row and have just 3 wins in their last 16 games. Similarly, Webb has been struggling as well. In his last three starts, he's pitched only 13.2 innings and has a 12.51 ERA.
Johnny Cueto pitched okay in his last start, but didn't get any help from the bullpen and the Reds lost 14-9. He has a 3.73 ERA since the start of August, but an injury and a general inability to pitch deep into games has left him with just a 1-3 record in that span. He still needs 2 wins to reach double digits on the season.
Aaron Harang is the starter tonight, not Cueto.
Other than that, I can't think of any storylines for this game. Can you?