Miami Marlins Top Performers Against Cincinnati Reds

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LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 24: Nick Wittgren /

Nick Wittgren +.127

Nick Wittgren got into two of the three games against Cincinnati, and the Miami Marlins went 1-1 in his appearances.

Wittgren pitched the seventh inning in the series opener on Friday. He struck out Joey Votto (+.006) and Eugenio Suarez (+.004) to open the inning. He ended by getting Adam Duvall to fly out (+.003).

In Sunday’s game, Wittgren entered after the one hour and 13 minute rain delay, relieving starter Dan Straily. He got Jesse Winker to ground out (+.027) to start things out. He then got strikeouts out of Votto (+.018) and Scooter Gennett (+.011). He remained in the game for the sixth, and got a groundout from Suarez (+.028) before whiffing Scott Schebler (+.019). He allowed Tucker Barnhart to single (-.015) then struck out Duvall (+.026).

Wittgren has been pretty good since joining the team in mid-April. He has a 1.00 ERA in nine innings pitched, with 14 strikeouts and a 1.222 WHIP.