Reds announce Opening Day lineup

Reds announce Opening Day lineup
A look at Great American Ball Park courtesy of photographer Jamie Smed. [Edited from original] (Jamie Smed)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Here we are, we are here. It’s Opening Day 2019, a day that will mark the Cincinnati Reds’ 150th anniversary season.

Wednesday afternoon the team announced its Opening Day lineup, and in case you haven’t been following along with the Reds’ off season transactions, you may notice a few new names.

Righty Luis Castillo will take the mound for the Reds on Thursday at 4:10 p.m. when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here’s the expected batting order:

  • LF Jesse Winker
  • 1B Joey Votto
  • RF Yasiel Puig
  • 3B Eugenio Suarez
  • CF Scott Schebler
  • 2B Jose Peraza
  • C Tucker Barnhart
  • SS Jose Iglesias
  • RHP Luis Castillo

To celebrate the big 150th anniversary, the team has planned four days of fun for baseball fans beginning with the 100th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Thursday. Click or tap here for a complete guide to the festivities.

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