Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers – August 5, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds will continue their wild ride, taking the long drive from Miami to Milwaukee as they open their weekend series against the number one Brewers. Cincinnati will hand the ball over to Robert Dogger tonight, who will start his first league game since June 27, 2021 when he was with the Seattle Mariners. The Brewers will send Ohio’s Eric Lauer up the hill as the left looks to keep Milwaukee at the top of the division. Tonight’s game is only available on the Apple TV + streaming service when it comes to TV viewing options. It’s free, but you’ll need to sign in with a free Apple account. More information can be found here.

starting lineups

Here are the lineups for tonight’s competition:

start pitchers

Robert Dogger

It will be only Robert Dogger’s fourth major league appearance this season, and his third for the Reds. He threw 6.2 runs with the Reds and allowed three runs, walked three hits, and hit 10. hits.

His splits don’t feature a lot of time in the majors, so it wouldn’t be entirely worthwhile in comparison to someone who did a lot in the majors this year, but you can get a fairly general idea of ​​how each side of the play might perform against him in comparison to the other. For a Dugger, the splits are pretty even.

Divisions (combined between MLB and AAA in 2022)

split, rip Palestinian Authority h 2B 3 b HR BB K AVG OBP SLG
RHH 142 34 6 1 5 12 33 .270 .338 .452
LHH 156 35 15th 2 3 15th 29 .250 .321 .450

Playground use

4-seek 2-seek slider they change curve
philo 90.2 90.0 77.7 81.6 72.7
use 18.5% 25.6% 19.0% 19.4% 17.5%

Eric Lauer

Teams don’t send many left-handed hitters to the plate against Lauer – they’ve only made 66 games against him all season. Those who got their chance didn’t do as much as they posted a 0.648 OPS against it. Right-handed hitters don’t hit much and don’t get on base either, but they hit to get some power.

His home and his way are not shown below, which are very inclined towards success at home. While pitching in Milwaukee, he loads hitters to .671 OPS (.786 on the road) and has an ERA of 2.85 (4.47 on the road).


split, rip Palestinian Authority h 2B 3 b HR BB K AVG OBP SLG
RHH 374 79 14 3 18 29 88 .234 .296 .454
LHH 66 12 2 0 2 8 19 .207 .303 .345

Playground use

4-seek cutter slider they change curve
philo 93.4 90.8 88.0 87.1 78.4
use 43.2% 12.3% 23.4% 3.1% 18.1%

When and Where

  • game time: 8:10 PM ET
  • where: American family field
  • Watch: + Apple TV
  • Listen: 700 WLW AM (Cincinnati area)
  • Climate forecast: They play in a dome.

News & Notes

Hunter Green was put on the injured list

About 40 minutes before the start of tonight’s game with the Cincinnati Reds announce Hunter Green was listed for 15 days with a strain in the right shoulder. The reduced team called up Ryan Hendrix to take his place on the roster.

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