Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Mat Latos v. Bud Norris
The quest for Cub Supremacy starts now.
That's right, for the next month, the Reds shouldn't even be thinking about the postseason. Playoffs? No, the Reds should concentrate on finishing above the Cubs in the division, and only that.
Give innings and ABs to some of the 10 new Reds joining the team today, sure. But let's not lose sight of the goal here. Beat the Cubs.
The Reds will try to extend their lead against the Cubs today with Mat Latos on the mound. Latos struck out a season-high 10 in his last outing, and will look to continue that against the O's.
He'll face Bud Norris, who the Reds haven't seen since the Astros were in the National League. He's having a perfectly decent season so far.
With the off day and extra relievers, the bullpen should be rested and ready.
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