Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I think we lose. Sorry, but Matt Cain is one of the best pitchers in baseball and we have a mediocre offense. I like Latos, but I like Cain more. I see a team that's pressing hard led by a guy who's clearly not 100%. My call is Giants 4-1.
Opposing Cain though, we have Latos who might as well be Pedro Martinez in his prime as far as the Giants are concerned. As a team they have a -11 OPS+ against him. I say again NEGATIVE 11.
Outside of the travesty that was game 4, who hits for SF? Posey is the only thing scary there. Our mediocre lineup is better than theirs, even with Votto being a singles hitter and nearly nonexistant so far (he's due btw).
Pressing hard? I'm not to sure. Unfortunate play by the most battle tested member of our team lost the game. Game 4 was an aberration. I don't see how anyone has really changed their approach. We saw a lot of quality AB's yesterday. The hits were there as well, just not timed as well as SF's.
Reds win 4-1. Avatar bet on it. (Also I have had this avatar since first becoming an ORG member in 07(ish?)