Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Cardinals at Reds

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Cardinals at Reds

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

St. Louis Cardinals (13-13) at Cincinnati Reds (15-20)

Tuesday, September 1st, 6:40 PM EDT

Projected Starters

LHP Kwang Hyun Kim (1-0, 1.08 ERA) vs RHP Sonny Gray (5-1, 1.94 ERA)

Game Preview

The Cardinals are in the race for one of the NL Wild Card spots and have been trying to make up the schedule as quickly as they can following several postponements due to COVID-19 related reasons. The Reds, on the other hand, are five games below the .500 threshold and, in a season where they were expected to compete for a playoff berth, it's clear things have not been working out for them. The pitching matchup for this one is what stands out the most, as the Cardinals will send lefty Kwang Hyun Kim and the Reds will counter with their ace, Sonny Gray, who has been one of the best pitchers in the entire National League. Both pitchers feature ERAs under the 2.00 mark, so it's entirely possible that this game ends up being decided from the mound.

Injuries

Cincinnati Reds -

Jesse Biddle - 10-Day IL - Shoulder

8/29 5:08 PM EST - Biddle was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left shoulder injury, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. The 28-year-old had his contract selected earlier this week and delivered a scoreless appearance during his season debut Thursday, but he apparently picked up the shoulder injury. Biddle will be eligible to be activated Sept. 8, but it's unclear if he's expected to

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