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Our starting pitcher is a righty.
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In five seasons with the Tigers after signing an $80 million deal prior to the 2013 season, the righty went 42-43 in 139 appearances (118 starts) with a 4.50 ERA and 1.30 WHIP.
Any sane manager, trailing in an elimination game, would have pulled Hill in place of a hard-throwing righty reliever to face Bregman when even a single might have secured the title for Houston.
Entering the sixth, the fireballing righty owned a 1-0 lead and had allowed only one hit and no walks with eight strikeouts.
The 33-year-old righty finished the year with a 3.20 ERA in 202 1/3 innings and a team-high 6.3 Wins Above Replacement, good for eighth in the NL.
Rookie right-hander Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.76) will take the mound for the Brewers and the Reds are going with veteran righty Homer Bailey (5-9, 6.96), who is 1-1 with a 7.07 ERA in three outings against them this year.
Skillin, a lefty, shares the punting job with Velazquez, a righty.
Reds manager Bryan Price turned to rookie right-hander Luke Farrell to pitch the ninth with a four-run deficit, giving the righty a chance to pitch in front of his father, Red Sox manager John Farrell.
But with Knebel unavailable, manager Craig Counsell was forced to tap righty Jeremy Jeffress to close it out.
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