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Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds pitching match up 5/1/14


The Milwaukee Brewers are coming to town to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The first place Brewers will send RHP Marco Estrada to the mound to face off against RHP Homer Bailey of the Reds.

Reds Starter: RHP Homer Bailey

2014 Season Stats
W L ERA IP HR BB K
1 2 6.15 26.1 7 8 29

Scouting Report

Pitch  Velocity  Usage
Fastball 95 MPH 60%
Split Finger 86 MPH 9%
Slider 86 MPH 22%
Curveball 80 MPH 9%

Homer Bailey is coming off of another start where he struggled. Bailey has missed his spots most of the season, allowing plenty of hits, though his BABIP of .415 is bound to come down to his career rate of .300 with an insane 29% HR/FB rate that is also bound to come way down. He attacks with his fastball and slider combo often, while mixing in the splitter and curveball evenly.

Brewers Starter: RHP Marco Estrada

2014 Season Stats
W L ERA IP HR BB K
2 1 2.87 31.1 5 6 28

Scouting Report

Pitch Velocity Usage
Fastball 89 MPH 56%
Change Up 78 MPH 31%
Slider 77 MPH 14%

Marco Estrada has been outstanding this season, posting a 2.87 ERA in 31.1 innings. He relies heavily on a fastball and change up combo, while working in his slider. The change up is an above-average pitch that he will use to put hitters away. He throws strikes and avoids walks.

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