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Reds vs. Marlins Game 2: Preview/Prediction Thread

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Miami Marlins
@ Cincinnati Reds

Friday, Apr 19, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Great American Ball Park

Kevin Slowey vs Mat Latos

Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing out to left field at 15-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 50.

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Last night was a blast, wasn't it? Let's hope the team can recapture some of that magic tonight as they go for 5 straight wins. Mat Latos takes the hill for the good guys this time, and if the Marlins had that much trouble with Cingrani yesterday, good luck with Mat Latos. Faster fastball, better curveball.

History may be on the Marlins' side, though. Latos has a career 7.50 ERA in 5 starts against the fish, but these ain't... your older brother's Marlins.

They face Kevin Slowey, a 6th year vet who has never pitched at GABP and has never pitched against the Reds. Give 'em hell tonight, GABP.

With all the work that the bullpen got last night, there are still a few arms who should be available. I'm not sure you really need to rule anybody out right now, honestly. Good sign.

Bullpen Log

Reliever 4/13 4/14 4/15 4/16 4/17 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman
0.1, 5p
1.0, 14p
1.0, 17p

2.1 IP, 36 pitches
Jonathan Broxton
0.2, 31p


0.2 IP, 31 pitches
Sam LeCure




0 IP, 0 pitches
J.J. Hoover 1.2, 27p




1.2 IP, 27 pitches
Logan Ondrusek
0.0, 2p


1.0, 6p
1.0 IP, 8 pitches
Manny Parra
0.1, 10p

0.1 IP, 10 pitches
Alfredo Simon 2.0, 53p



2.0 IP, 53 pitches