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Reds at Cardinals, Game 2, Preview/Prediction Thread

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Cincinnati Reds
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Monday, Aug 26, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Mat Latos

#55 / Pitcher / Cincinnati Reds





Dec 09, 1987


D`Angelo Jimenez

St. Louis Cardinals



Dec 21, 1977

I still feel good about this series with Mat going today and Homer going tomorrow. Call me crazy, but the Reds can do this.

Listen, I know it sucks getting punched in the gut like that. It does. Nobody liked watching last night. It's not moments like that which make or break championship teams, it's how the teams respond to those moments. If the Reds can wipe the slate clean and try again tonight, they can pull this off. Stop pretending the Cardinals are different than any other team in baseball, and they'll be fine.

Latos vs. Joe Kelly today, and I like our chances. Go Reds.

Bullpen Log

Reliever 8/22 8/23 8/24 8/25 8/26 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman

1.0, 20p

1.0 IP, 20 pitches
Logan Ondrusek
1.0, 7p
1.0, 14p 1.0, 11p 3.0 IP, 32 pitches
Sam LeCure 1.0, 20p

1.1, 21p
2.1 IP, 41 pitches
J.J. Hoover

1.0, 11p
0.1, 9p 1.1 IP, 20 pitches
Nick Christiani 1.0, 16p

1.0 IP, 16 pitches
Manny Parra

0.2, 6p 0.1, 8p 1.0 IP, 14 pitches
Alfredo Simon
0.2, 15p

0.2 IP, 15 pitches