Cubs vs. Reds Showdown

The season has not gone well for either the Cubs or Reds, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t pride on the line.

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Tonights matchup is a battle of two different styles. Reds rookie Graham Ashcraft is impressing with a 4-1 record to go along with a 3.27 ERA. His fastball velocity is in the 95th percentile according to Baseball Savant and averages 97 MPH. The veteran Kyle Hendricks is on the bump for the Cubs. He has had a rough start going 3-6 with a 4.90 ERA. Hendricks is in the 2nd percentile in fastball velocity averaging 87 MPH. The styles are different but there are runs to be had by both sides.

McBets Free Pick Of the Day: Cubs over 10 (-125)

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