The smoking hot Cincinnati Reds (9-27) will put their huge one-game win streak on the line today at 12:35 PM against the New York Mets (18-16). The Reds will be looking for their first home series win of 2018 (excluding the 1-game sweep of the Cubs).
|1. Brandon Nimmo (CF)
2. Wilmer Flores (3B)
3. Asdrubal Cabrera (2B)
4. Jay Bruce (RF)
5. Adrian Gonzalez (1B)
6. Devin Mesoraco (C)
7. Michael Conforto (LF)
8. Zack Wheeler (P)
9. Amed Rosario (SS)
|1. Jesse Winker (LF)
2. Jose Peraza (SS)
3. Joey Votto (1B)
4. Eugenio Suarez (3B)
5. Scott Schebler (RF)
6. Alex Blandino (2B)
7. Tony Cruz (C)
8. Sal Romano (P)
9. Billy Hamilton (CF)
Devin Mesoraco starts at catcher for #Mets vs #Reds this afternoon. Manager Mickey Callaway points out he knows Reds hitters better than anyone, and "his knowledge of their hitters is invaluable." Mesoraco was traded to Mets last evening for pitcher Matt Harvey.
— Joe Kay (@apjoekay) May 9, 2018
News and notes
We've got plenty of roster movement today in the #Reds system:
Josh VanMeter to Louisville from Pensacola
Garrett Boulware to Louisville from Pensacola
Chris Okey from Daytona to Pensacola
Daniel Sweet from Daytona to Pensacola
More to come later.
— Doug Gray (@dougdirt24) May 9, 2018
— Lance McAlister (@LanceMcAlister) May 9, 2018
Nick is a lifelong Reds fan who was born and raised in Cincinnati. He acquired his love of baseball from his late grandfather. Nick moved to the Cleveland area in 2014 with his wife, and his currently fighting to convert his beautiful baby daughter Emma to Reds fandom. Nick has been writing for Redleg Nation since 2013. Follow Nick on Twitter @nicholaspkirby.