Tonight’s tilt is between Juan Nicasio and Homer Bailey. Nicasio will be making his first start against the Reds, his colleague Tyler Chatwood also did the same and faced the Reds for the first time. Homer Bailey, on the other hand, has not faced the Rockies since 2011, the last appearance against the Rockies was September 9, 2011 and Won the decision in 7 2/3 IP & ER.
For Juan Nicasio, he has been struggling in his last 7 starts, going 2-2 with a 4.50 ERA and the last 7 starts accumulated 36 IP, which is around 5 IP, his max has been 6 IP (5/13 and 5/19) & a low of 4 (5/1).
Homer Bailey, had a rough last 7 starts as well, going 2-3 with a 4.19 ERA and accumulated 43.0 IP, which is around 6 IP. Bailey’s last start was his worst at 3 2/3 IP against Cleveland on Thursday.
Juan Nicasio: Debut against Reds lineup
Homer Bailey: 5 1/3 IP, 9 H, 2B, HR, 4 R, BB, 3 SO, HBP & SF