The Reds have handled the Giants in the first two games of the series. Let’s see if they can win the third. They face Barry Zito, the veteran LHP who is extremely effective in his home park. Maybe wearing road uniforms and batting first will throw him off!
Prior to Game 2, the Reds selected from Louisville the contract of RHP Greg Reynolds (#40), optioned to Louisville IF Neftali Soto and transferred to the 60-day disabled list LHP Sean Marshall. The Marshall move is a way to make room for Reynolds on the 40-man roster as players on the 60 day DL don’t count toward the 40-man roster.
No doubt the Reds can handle two games in one night. The real question is whether the Redleg Nation game thread commenters have the stamina to suck it up and perform again. Here is the lineup: