The Reds announced that young left-handed pitcher and top prospect Cody Reed will start Saturday against the defending world champion Cubs.
Reed, who is 1-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA in eight innings out of the bullpen, went 0-7 with a 7.36 ERA in ten starts for the Reds in 2016.
The rotation continues to be in flux with several starters on the disabled list including Rookie Davis, Brandon Finnegan, Anthony Desclafani and Homer Bailey.
Here is the updated rotation through the end of the homestand:
Wednesday – Amir Garrett (2-0, 1.42 ERA)Thursday – Scott Feldman (1-1, 2.87 ERA)Friday – Tim Adleman (0-0. 2.25 ERA)Saturday – Cody Reed (1-0, 0.00 ERA)Sunday – Bronson Arroyo (1-2, 8.40 ERA)
The division-leading Reds host the Orioles tonight at 7:10 p.m. With a win, they would clinch their fourth series win in five series to start the season.
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