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Reds at Cardinals, Game 2: Preview and Predictions Thread

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Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Bush Stadium

Homer Bailey v. Carlos Martinez

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Homer Bailey makes his 2015 debut today, after spending all of spring on the DL. He looked good in his rehab start, and it's a credit to the Reds that he's been ready as quickly as he has.

He'll face Carlos Martinez, who did a good job against the Reds in his last start at GABP. He struck out 8, and only gave up 2 runs in 6 innings, which the Cards will probably take from him this time around as well.

Go Reds!

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Bullpen Log

Reliever 4/13 4/14 4/15 4/16 4/17 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman
1.0, 21p
1.0, 21 pitches
Kevin Gregg

0.2, 17p
0.2, 17 pitches
Burke Badenhop
0.1, 6p 1.0, 11p

1.1, 17 pitches
Jumbo Diaz 1.0, 25p 1.0, 25 pitches
Manny Parra 0.0, 18p
1.0, 15p

1.0, 33 pitches
Tony Cingrani
0.1, 11p

0.1, 11 pitches
J.J. Hoover 1.0, 14p 1.0, 19p
2.0, 33 pitches
Pedro Villarreal

2.0, 19p

2.0, 19 pitches