Analysis

Series Preview: Reds vs. Pirates

Series Preview: Reds vs. Pirates

Joey Votto - John Sommers II/Reuters

Probable Starters
Monday, August 2nd - 7:05 PM: LHP Travis Wood vs. RHP Ross Ohlendorf
Tuesday, August 3rd - 7:05 PM: RHP Mike Leake vs. LHP Paul Maholm
Wednesday, August 4th - 12:35 PM: RHP Johnny Cueto vs. RHP Jeff Karstens
 

CINCINNATI REDS

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Offense
CIN
MLB Rank

Offense
PIT
MLB Rank

wOBA
0.339
4

wOBA
0.298
28

BB%
8.2%
18

BB%
7.9%
23

K%
21.6%
20

K%
22.2%
26

ISO
0.166
5

ISO
0.125
25

O-Swing%
30.5%
24

O-Swing%
29.0%
16

Contact%
78.6%
27

Contact%
79.4%
24

Starting Pitching
CIN
MLB Rank

Starting Pitching
PIT
MLB Rank

FIP
4.47
24

FIP
5.21
30

xFIP
4.60
25

xFIP
4.91
29

K/9
6.00
25

K/9
5.16
30

BB/9
3.14
14

BB/9
3.25
16

HR/9
1.05
20

HR/9
1.40
30

GB%
42.2%
22

GB%
43.2%
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Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.

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