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Game Thread 5/13: Braves at Reds

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These two teams have been very close all season. Now, only one team can win the season series. Who's it gonna be?

The Braves and the Reds have played six games against each other this season. In those six games, the two teams both have three wins a piece, and have been separated by only one run throughout the entire season series. So yeah, this has been a hotly contested season series between two teams who appear to be equal in stature right now.

Tonight is an Eric Stults start, which means that tonight's pitching matchup isn't exactly a marquee matchup. The Reds will be countering by sending Raisel Iglesias onto the mound for his second career start. Yeah, this is gonna be an interesting pitching matchup. Again, not a marquee matchup, but an interesting one.

Here are the lineups:

Today's Lineups

Nick Markakis - RF Billy Hamilton - CF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Zack Cozart - SS
Freddie Freeman - 1B Joey Votto - 1B
Kelly Johnson - LF Todd Frazier - 3B
Alberto Callaspo - 3B Marlon Byrd - LF
Jace Peterson - 2B Jay Bruce - RF
Christian Bethancourt - C Kris Negron - 2B
Cameron Maybin - CF Brayan Pena - C
Eric Stults - LHP Raisel Iglesias - RHP

And here's what little data we have on Raisel Iglesias:

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 36 35.64% 93.15 -4.62 9.52 -2.23 5.61
Sinker 22 21.78% 92.14 -8.92 5.20 -2.98 4.92
Change 4 3.96% 84.16 -6.86 3.56 -2.76 5.05
Slider 39 38.61% 82.41 7.64 -0.49 -2.52 5.12