Reds roll out the welcome Mat for Latos
In a season plagued by injuries, the Reds have gotten used to welcoming stars back off the DL. Saturday’s game against the Brewers will include another important return for Cincinnati — right-hander Mat Latos, who will be opposed by Yovani Gallardo. Source
Reds vs Brewers
Mat Latos 55 | P
0 – 0 ERA -.–
2 – 4 ERA 3.64 (Career vs MIL)
Latos will be making his season debut after being on the disabled list rehabbing from elbow and knee surgeries. He had four pain-free rehab starts in Louisville and was stretched out to 100 pitches. He will replace Tony Cingrani in the rotation.
Yovani Gallardo 49 | P
4 – 4 ERA 3.71
7 – 7 ERA 4.44 (Career vs CIN)
Gallardo dominated the Pirates his last time out — four hits and one walk over seven shutout innings. In seven home starts this season, the right-handed ace owns a 4.01 ERA and 1.24 WHIP while fanning more than twice as many batters as he’s walked.