Arizona Diamondbacks vs Cincinnati Reds Picks and Predictions May 14th 2024

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Tue, May 14, 21:40 pm.
Arizona Diamondbacks
ML: -115
Cincinnati Reds
ML: -105

Reds Hope to Turn Things Around in Phoenix Showdown

What a thriller that was! The Arizona Diamondbacks just pulled off a last-gasp win against the Cincinnati Reds, thanks to a killer game by ex-Red Kevin Newman. As the dust settles, everyone’s looking forward to the next game where pitchers Hunter Greene and Slade Cecconi are gearing up for a rematch.

Cincinnati’s Tough Break and Arizona’s Winning Streak

Talk about a rough patch—Cincinnati’s got to find a way out of this funk. They’ve dropped 11 of their last 12 games, including a nail-biter last night against the Diamondbacks, losing 6-5. Meanwhile, Arizona’s on a roll, bagging wins in six of their last eight outings, and even sweeping the Reds along the way.

Kevin Newman: The Red Turned Diamondback Hero

Kevin Newman has really found his groove with the Diamondbacks. Last night, he was on fire, going 4-for-5 and clinching the game with a clutch two-run single. It’s those big moments where Newman really shines, and he even joked about his game-winner landing just right.

Pitchers in the Limelight: Greene vs. Cecconi

As we head into the next game, the spotlight’s back on the mound with Greene (1-2, 3.38 ERA) facing off against Cecconi (1-2, 4.15 ERA) once more. Greene’s had a rough go, walking five in his last start, but he’s not giving up just yet. Cecconi, though, has a pretty solid record against the Reds, with a 1.64 ERA, so he’s not going to make it easy.

Health Updates and Hot Streaks

The injury bug’s biting hard. The Reds’ TJ Friedl just got sidelined with a fractured thumb, out for five weeks. That’s a tough break on top of an already tough season. On the flip side, the Diamondbacks’ Ketel Marte is killing it, extending his hitting streak to 14 games, even though he struck out three times last game.

Big Game on the Horizon

It’s crunch time for both teams. The Reds are desperate to break their losing streak, and the Diamondbacks want to keep their win streak alive. With all eyes on Greene and Cecconi, this Tuesday’s game in Phoenix is set to be a crucial clash in their ongoing rivalry.

So, gear up, baseball fans! With the Reds rallying behind Greene and the Diamondbacks riding high with Newman, we’re all in for another epic showdown. Let’s see if the Reds can turn the tide this time around!

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Mon, May 13, 22:36 pm.
Arizona Diamondbacks
O 8.5
Cincinnati Reds
U 8.5
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