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The Cincinnati Reds visit the Milwaukee Brewers on 6/16/2021 at 2:10PM.

The Reds and the Brewers face off in an regular season game. The Reds have a record of 34-31 this season. The Brewers are 38-29 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Cincinnati Reds

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Tyler Mahle is 6-2 this season with an ERA of 3.56 in 68.1 innings pitched across 13 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.11 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.215. Tyler Mahle’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.4 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 87.2 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 86.3 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Tyler Mahle has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.6%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.0%

Jesse Winker

Jesse Winker has hit 17 Home Runs, drove in 41 runs, and sports a .344 batting average this season. He also has scored 49 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.048 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Jesse Winker would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.8% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 17.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Jesse Winker this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jesse Winker put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 32.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.9%


Nick Castellanos

Nick Castellanos has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 37 runs, and sports a .351 batting average this season. He also has scored 45 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.021 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Nick Castellanos would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 7.6% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Nick Castellanos this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nick Castellanos put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 29.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 31.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 42.6%


Tyler Naquin

Tyler Naquin has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 41 runs, and sports a .259 batting average this season. He also has scored 22 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Tyler Naquin would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 7.7% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 26.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Tyler Naquin put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 44.0%


Jonathan India

Jonathan India has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 27 runs, and sports a .259 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 21.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jonathan India put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 51.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 32.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 16.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.5%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Milwaukee Brewers

Freddy Peralta is 6-1 this season with an ERA of 2.25 in 68.0 innings pitched across 12 starts. He has a WHIP of 0.88 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.133. Freddy Peralta’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 93.4 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 80.3 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 76.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 87.8 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Freddy Peralta has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 32.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.4%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 57.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.9%

Christian Yelich

Christian Yelich has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .245 batting average this season. He also has scored 25 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 21.2% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. Getting on base is not an issue for Christian Yelich this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Christian Yelich put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 54.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 23.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 44.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.7%


Daniel Vogelbach

Daniel Vogelbach has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .216 batting average this season. He also has scored 21 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 14.9% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 22.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Daniel Vogelbach put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 54.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.3%


Avisail Garcia

Avisail Garcia has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 38 runs, and sports a .237 batting average this season. He also has scored 30 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Avisail Garcia would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 7.3% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 26.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Avisail Garcia put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 51.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.6%


Luis Urias

Luis Urias has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 26 runs, and sports a .222 batting average this season. He also has scored 25 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 23.9% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Luis Urias put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.1%


Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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