Johnny Cueto has been a battleship his last 2 outings, throwing a combined 14 innings with 8 Ks, a walk, and only 1 run allowed. His worst start of the season so far though came against these Pirates on April 11, when he gave up 4 runs in 6 innings. He also struck out 9 hitters though, and only gave up 1 walk. I think it's safe to say that young Johnny has been the Reds' best starter thus far on a rotation full of impressive pitching.
Jeff Karstens takes the hill for the Buccos for only his 4th start of the year. He's only averaging 5 innings per start, so maybe the Reds can show some patience and get to the bullpen early. His K/BB is 8/9, so it might do them some good to sit on a few pitches early in the count.
Fay tweets us the lineup, the same as last night:
Oh and dont look for Hanigan to get any more playing time than he already is.