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




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% 17
Whiff% 17.6% 19 Whiff% 15.0% 29
Bullpen CIN MLB Rank
Bullpen PIT MLB Rank
FIP 4.04 16 FIP 4.14 19
xFIP 4.34 15 xFIP 4.27 13
K/9 7.69 16 K/9 8.02 10
BB/9 4.11 23 BB/9 4.02 22
HR/9 0.81 11 HR/9 0.91 22
GB% 44.0% 15 GB% 45.5% 11
Whiff% 22.1% 10 Whiff% 22.2% 8
Defense CIN MLB Rank
Defense PIT MLB Rank
UZR +26.9 4 UZR -27.8 26
UZR/150 +6.3 4 UZR/150 -6.0 25
DRS +45 5 DRS -26 28

Top Players

Top Players

Offense PA wOBA
Offense PA wOBA
Joey Votto 432 0.441 Andrew McCutchen 404 0.358
Scott Rolen 346 0.399 Neil Walker 219 0.348
Starting Rotation IP FIP
Starting Rotation IP FIP
Travis Wood 37.2 3.35 Paul Maholm 125.1 4.33
Johnny Cueto 130.0 3.85 Ross Ohlendorf 82.2 4.88
Bullpen IP FIP
Bullpen IP FIP
Arthur Rhodes 41.4 3.31 Evan Meek 58.1 3.03
Nick Masset 47.2 3.76 Joel Hanrahan 45.2 2.61
Defense Pos UZR
Defense Pos UZR
Brandon Phillips 2B +9.4 Ronny Cedeno SS +6.1
Jay Bruce RF +6.2 Jose Tabata OF +2.5


Stats current as of 8/1/2010


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Matt Bandi

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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