April 27, 2007

Pre-Game Notes - On Their Mound


CINCINNATI REDS (10-12) vs. PITTSBURGH PIRATES (10-10)
APRIL 27, 2007 AT PNC PARK --- GAME #21, HOME #8
LHP ERIC MILTON (0-3, 4.32 ERA) vs. RHP IAN SNELL (1-1, 2.00 ERA)
7:05 EDT FSNP


LHP Eric Milton
Last Pitched:
Sat vs Phi, started and suffered the 4-1 loss (6ip, 6h, 3r, 2er, 0bb, 1k, Utley solo HR, 82 pitches)...left trailing, 3-1...Phillies starter Cole Hamels threw a 5-hit complete game and recorded a career-high 15 strikeouts.

Red Hots:
Tomorrow at Pit will make his fourth start of the season... began the season on the 15-day disabled list with lower back spasms...on 4/8 was reinstated and made his season debut that afternoon vs Pit...in his previous 3 starts the Reds went 0-3 and scored 10 runs (3.3 r/g)...in his last 2 starts has posted a 3.27era (11ip, 4er)...in his 3 apps has 1 quality start.

Milton’s Most Recent Starts:
4/8 vs Pit, in the Reds’ sixth game of the season started and suffered the 6-3 loss (5.2ip, 10h, 4er, 1bb, 6k, Wilson 2-run HR, 95 pitches)...allowed an RBI-double to Eldred in the fourth inning, a 2-run HR to Wilson in the fi fth and an RBI-double to Sanchez in the sixth...earlier in the day came off the disabled list (lower back spasms)...gametime temperature was 37 degrees...4/16 vs Mil, started and suffered the 10-6 loss (5+ip, 3h, 3r, 2er, 1bb, 6k, Weeks solo HR, 99 pitches)...left trailing, 2-0, but was charged with another run scored off Santos...threw 34 of his 99 pitches in the first inning.

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