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

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Kansas City Royals @ Cincinnati Reds

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

7:10 PM EDT
GABP

Keyvius Sampson vs. Jeremy Guthrie

Sampson gets another shot to impress after his successful start to the rotation. Could he be a mainstay there for the rest of the season?

The big Reds news is that this is the beginning of the "Jason Bourgeois era" as the leadoff hitter, and that Sam LeCure makes his return, taking a break from trying to be Ted Cruz's running mate.

They'll face Jeremy Guthrie, who I can't believe is one of the best 5 starters on the Royals.

Go Reds!

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Bullpen Log

Reliever 8/14 8/15 8/16 8/17 8/18 5 day totals
Aroldis Chapman



1.0, 19p
1.0, 19 pitches
Ryan Mattheus

2.0, 24p

0.0, 20p
2.0, 44 pitches
Manny Parra


1.0, 15p
1.0, 15p
2.0, 30 pitches
Burke Badenhop
1.0, 19p


1.0, 16p
2.0, 35 pitches
Sam LeCure





0.0, 0 pitches
Pedro Villarreal

3.0, 46p


3.0, 46 pitches
J.J. Hoover

1.0, 12p
1.0, 18p
2.0, 30 pitches

1.0, 26p 1.0, 15p

1.0, 14p
3.0, 55 pitches