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Game Thread #118: Cincinnati Reds (48-67) @ Milwaukee Brewers (59-58)

The Reds are coming! The Reds are coming!

"I think you have to shut them out, Jimmy."
"I think you have to shut them out, Jimmy."
Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

As Jaymes pointed out in his series preview, Cincinnati has been a boon to Brewer bats this year...of course, they've been a boon to everybody's bats, and the Brewers probably would have trouble scoring off of a tee at this point, so there's that.

Former good pitcher Homer Bailey (3-6, 8.86) goes for the Reds, and faces current good pitcher Jimmy Nelson (9-5, 3.24) in the opener of this three game set at Miller Park. Jonathan Villar moves back to the lead-off spot, as Craig Counsell tries anything and everything in his power to generate some runs. The lineup is back to one that was oft-used in the early season.


Cincinnati Reds

1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF
2. Zack Cozart (R) SS
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B
4. Adam Duvall (R) LF
5. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B
6. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B
7. Jesse Winker (L) RF
9. Homer Bailey (R) P

Milwaukee Brewers

1. Jonathan Villar (S) 2B
2. Eric Thames (L) 1B
3. Ryan Braun (R) LF
4. Travis Shaw (L) 3B
5. Domingo Santana (R) RF
6. Manny Pina (R) C
7. Keon Broxton (R) CF
8. Orlando Arcia (R) SS
9. Jimmy Nelson (R) P


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