After being shut out final evening, the Cincinnati Reds will look to even up the sequence in opposition to the St. Louis Cardinals. Andrew Abbott will likely be making his second large league begin and going through off in opposition to the red-hot Miles Mikolas in recreation two of the weekend sequence between the 2 Nationwide League Central foes. First pitch is about for two:15pm ET.
Coming off of a Main League debut the place he threw 6.0 innings with only one hit and no runs, Andrew Abbott will look to maintain the great occasions rolling as he confronted the Cardinals.
What’s been attention-grabbing this yr is that left-handed hitters haven’t achieved an entire lot of hitting this season in opposition to Andrew Abbott, however within the minors this season 40% of the hits they did get in opposition to him went over the fence for dwelling runs. Groups have usually prevented having lefties within the lineup in opposition to him. Proper-handed hitters aren’t doing so much, both, hitting simply .154 and posting an OPS of .513 in opposition to him.
Splits (MiLB & MLB in 2023)
Pitch Utilization (AAA & MLB)
After a troublesome begin to the season – posting a 7.46 ERA in his first 5 begins of the yr – Miles Mikolas has turned issues round over his final eight outings. Since April twenty seventh he’s posted a 1.82 ERA in 49.1 innings and allowed simply two dwelling runs.
In terms of splits this season for Miles Mikolas there principally aren’t any. Left-handed hitters have walked slightly extra usually however that’s actually the one distinction between what they’ve achieved and what right-handed hitters have achieved.
When and The place
- Recreation time: 2:15pm ET
- The place: Busch Stadium
- Watch: Bally Sports activities Ohio, MLB.television
- Hear: 700 WLW AM (Cincinnati space)
- Forecast: 84°, sunny, 1% probability of rain
Information and Notes
TJ Friedl is again however Jake Fraley is out
Previous to this afternoon’s recreation the Cincinnati Reds activated TJ Friedl from the injured record, however additionally they positioned Jake Fraley on it. The group additionally swapped relievers, sending Joel Kuhnel again to Triple-A and calling up Kevin Herget. You may learn extra about these strikes right here.
Joey Votto homers on rehab with Louisville
Final evening noticed Joey Votto go 1-3 with a house run and two walks for the Louisville Bats on his rehab project. His 414-foot dwelling run was part of a back-to-back exhibiting with rehabbing Henry Ramos within the Bats large seventh inning (that additionally featured a house run by Christian Encarnacion-Strand).
Joey Votto doing Joey Votto issues like sending an absolute rocket 414 toes to heart ???
— Louisville Bats (@LouisvilleBats) June 10, 2023
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