The Reds face the Red Sox in the finale of a two-game series at GABP. The pitching match-up is Mike Leake vs. Anthony Ranaudo.
Ranaudo (RHP, 24) is a AAA call-up for Boston, making his second big league appearance. His first start was against the Yankees on August 1. In six innings he gave up four hits, four walks and struck out two. He’ll face this lineup from the Reds:
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