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Game Thread 5/11: Braves at Reds

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For the fifth time this month, the Braves and Reds will be playing each other. This time, the next three games will be in Cincinnati.

Hey, remember these guys? Well, you should, considering that it hasn't been too long since the Braves played the Reds. Of course, not too much has changed since then; We'll be seeing two of the Reds' starters that we saw in Atlanta, with Mike Leake making the start for the Reds tonight. Here's hoping that we don't see a repeat of his performance in Atlanta.

Meanwhile, Shelby Miller will be making the start for the Tomahawk-clad players tonight. He's strung together some good starts lately, and if he can keep it up, then maybe the Braves will be in a strong position to win tonight.

Here are the lineups:

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES CINCINNATI REDS
Nick Markakis - RF Billy Hamilton - CF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Marlon Byrd - LF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Joey Votto - 1B
Kelly Johnson - LF Todd Frazier - 3B
Alberto Callaspo - 3B Brandon Phillips - 2B
A.J. Pierzynski - C Jay Bruce - RF
Jace Peterson - 2B Zack Cozart - SS
Cameron Maybin - CF Tucker Barnhart - C
Shelby Miller - RHP Mike Leake - RHP

And here's more data on Mike Leake:

Trajectory and Movement - from 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2016

Pitch Type Count Freq Velo (mph) pfx HMov (in.) pfx VMov (in.) H. Rel (ft.) V. Rel (ft.)
Fourseam 8 1.23% 92.17 -3.35 7.46 -1.58 5.85
Sinker 298 45.92% 91.47 -8.23 3.23 -1.59 5.69
Change 93 14.33% 86.46 -8.38 4.31 -1.66 5.65
Slider 69 10.63% 81.64 5.22 -1.84 -1.51 5.82
Curve 69 10.63% 79.92 7.26 -6.76 -1.39 5.87
Cutter 112 17.26% 90.21 -0.34 3.76 -1.60 5.77