Trevor Bauer, Luis Castillo, and Sonny Gray headline the Cincinnati Reds rotation as they head into the playoffs on Wednesday.
The Cincinnati Reds' 3-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers tonight sets up what can only be described using the inimitable words of Marty Brennaman as a "titanic struggle" Wednesday night.
It's been a long six years, but the Cincinnati Reds are finally in the playoff hunt and fans are feeling the anxiety, in the best way.
Sonny Gray is set to return to the rotation, and Trevor Bauer will pitch on short rest against the Milwaukee Brewers for the Cincinnati Reds.
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray could return to the rotation in the Milwaukee series. Trevor Bauer could pitch on short rest.
The Cincinnati Reds have placed right-handed starting pitcher Sonny Gray on the 10-day injured list with a back strain.
It started out so well. The Reds jumped out to a 3-0 lead. Meanwhile, the Marlins were down 6-3 in the 8th inning. Those two scores hold, the Reds are somehow, someway back within 1.5 games of playoff spot. But it's 2020. The Marlins rallied to win 7-6. Sonny Gray cruised through the first three innings, but then the rain fell and it fell hard in the 4th inning. Gray walked two batters as it appeared he could not get a good grip on the baseball. The Cubs ended up scoring 5 runs in the 4th inning with a grand total of one ball leaving the infield.
The Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cub face each other in the rubber match of this three game series at Wrigley Field.
The Cincinnati Reds are changing up the order of the starting pitchers, getting Sonny Gray and Luis Castillo extra rest this upcoming week.
The return date for Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nick Senzel remains uncertain. Pitcher Wade Miley could be back on the mound soon, though.