2015 Reds, 1990 Score style: Michael Lorenzen (Young Superstar) @Lorenzen55
Rookie Michael Lorenzen is scheduled to take the mound against the Cubs tonight, going up against Chicago lefty Clayton Richard. Lorenzen is 3-4 with a 3.53 ERA, but has taken a loss in his previous two games. He has faced the Cubs once this year, giving up five earned runs in four-and-one-third innings in Chicago on June 11.
Lorenzen is effective at the plate for a pitcher, hitting .261 with six hits—including a triple—in 23 at-bats. He has been used as a pinch-hitter four times, failing to get a hit in those appearances, and a pinch-runner once. In his pinch-running appearance, Lorenzen scored the game-winning run on a Devin Mesoraco double.