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Reds vs. Cubs, Game 2: Preview and Predictions Thread

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Chicago Cubs @ Cincinnati Reds

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
7:10 PM EDT

Raisel Iglesias vs. Jason Hammel

Raise hell, Raisel!

Iglesias makes his second start back from Louisville, and his sixth of the season. He gave up 5 runs in his last start, so he'll need to be better today.

He'll face Jason Hammel, who the Reds knocked around about a month ago. He's been banged up lately, only pitching the first inning in his last start, but this could prove to be a good matchup.

Today's #Hugwatch is Billy Hamilton, who isn't starting in favor of Skip Schumaker in LF and Marlon Byrd making his 2nd appearance of the year in CF.

Go Reds.

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Bullpen Log

Reliever 7/16 7/17 7/18 7/19 7/20 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman

2.0, 44p 1.0, 13p
3.0, 57 pitches
Ryan Mattheus

1.0, 18p
0.1, 20p 1.0, 9p
2.1, 47 pitches
Burke Badenhop

1.0, 12p 0.1, 3p
1.0, 25p 2.1, 40 pitches
Nate Adcock

1.2, 31p
1.2, 31 pitches
Dylan Axelrod

0.0, 0 pitches
Pedro Villarreal

1.0, 18p 1.0, 28p
2.0, 46 pitches
J.J. Hoover 1.0, 23p
1.0, 12p 1.0, 18p
3.0, 53 pitches

1.0, 14p 1.0, 8p
2.0, 22 pitches