The Milwaukee Brewers took the rubber match against the Cincinnati Reds this afternoon, 7-2. Freddy Peralta and Luis Castillo both pitched at a very high level today, but a managerial decision had to be made because of weather regarding the use of these two starters. The difference in decisionmaking is one of the singular differences between these two teams.
The bullpen for the Brewers is able to provide both length and quality when necessary. The Reds’ bullpen is problematic in the aspect of length and quality. In fact, the Reds’ bullpen is the worst in baseball in terms of ERA at 5.