The rubber match!
3 game series vs Reds @ Miller Park
|Mon 07/26|| WP: Carlos Villanueva (1 - 0) |
SV: John Axford
LP: Bronson Arroyo (10 - 6)
|3 - 2 win|
|Tue 07/27|| WP: Logan Ondrusek (2 - 0) |
LP: Yovani Gallardo (9 - 5)
|4 - 12 loss|
Follow the jump for today's pitching matchup, lineup and more!
Here are the things to know about Chris Narveson (5.93 ERA, 4.82 FIP):
- He's pitching on normal rest today.
- Has produced just one quality start in four outings in July.
- Allowed five runs on six hits over six innings to the Nationals on Friday.
- Is facing the Reds for the first time this season.
- No current Reds have faced him more than three times, but Joey Votto is 2-for-2 against him with a home run.
And about Travis Wood (2.76 ERA, 3.66 FIP):
- Making his sixth major league start, and his first against the Brewers.
- Allowed four runs on nine hits in six innings to the Astros on Friday.
- Took a perfect game into the ninth inning against the Phillies on July 10.
- Throws in the low 90's, with a cutter (20% of pitches) and change (12.5% of pitches).
- His fastball is the only above average pitch he's been consistently using.
Via the Brewers on Facebook, here's today's lineup:
Rickie Weeks 2B
Alcides Escobar SS
Ryan Braun LF
Prince Fielder 1B
Casey McGehee 3B
Jonathan Lucroy C
Carlos Gomez CF
Joe Inglett RF
Chris Narveson P
And in the bullpen:
Enjoy the game!