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Game Thread 5/3: Braves vs. Reds

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We've (hopefully) got a battle of aces on the cards today, as Julio Teheran will be trying to get things back on track.

This afternoon's contest should be a battle of aces. I say "should be" because I'm sure that everyone here is hoping and wishing that Julio Teheran can overcome his issues to start the season and can get back to the level that we're used to seeing him at. Meanwhile, Johnny Cueto has been doing Johnny Cueto things so far this season, so if that continues then the Braves offense will have to be at its very best to get something done today.

Speaking of the Braves offense, here are the lineups:

Today's Lineups

CINCINNATI REDS ATLANTA BRAVES
Skip Schumaker - LF Nick Markakis - RF
Zack Cozart - SS Andrelton Simmons - SS
Joey Votto - 1B Freddie Freeman - 1B
Todd Frazier - 3B Kelly Johnson - 3B
Jay Bruce - RF Jonny Gomes - LF
Brandon Phillips - 2B Jace Peterson - 2B
Brennan Boesch - CF Christian Bethancourt - C
Brayan Pena - C Cameron Maybin - CF
Johnny Cueto - RHP Julio Teheran - RHP

And here's more information on Cueto:

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 181 36.79% 93.51 -5.21 9.92 -2.07 5.82
Sinker 90 18.29% 93.26 -8.28 7.17 -2.04 5.91
Change 70 14.23% 84.75 -5.84 2.63 -2.13 5.77
Slider 46 9.35% 84.81 1.86 2.34 -2.17 5.91
Curve 26 5.28% 81.32 2.31 -1.72 -2.06 6.04
Cutter 79 16.06% 89.17 0.11 5.51 -2.20 5.80