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Reds at Brewers, Game 1: Previews and Predictions

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Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers

8:10 PM ET

Homer Bailey vs. Jimmy Nelson

The Reds open up a three-game weekend series tonight at Miller Park. Milwaukee is 2 games behind the first-place Cubs and 6.5 games out of the final NL WC spot.

Bailey had his worst outing of the year on Sunday against St. Louis. He gave up 10 runs in 3 1/3 innings, 10 hits (1 dinger), and he also walked four and struck out three. His ERA on the year sits at 8.86 with a 2.04 WHIP.

Nelson last pitched at Tampa Bay. He pitched six full, gave up two runs on six hits, walked one and struck out seven. He has pitched at least five innings in every start this season except for one. He has a 3.24 ERA and 1.19 WHIP in 2017.

Go Reds!