Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers: Injury Reports, Predicted Lineups – April 16th, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds continue their four-game series at Dodger Stadium this Saturday. The two teams come into the season with very different expectations.

Let’s preview the predicted lineup and player injuries ahead of Saturday’s game.

Cincinnati Reds Injury Report

The Cincinnati Reds injury report can be seen below.

Player Name Status Reason
Jonathan India Day-to-Day Right Hamstring
Tommy Pham Questionable Left Hand
Lucas Sims Out Back Spasms
Mike Minor Out
Luis Castillo Out
Donavan Solano Out Left Hamstring
Jose Barrero Out Left Wrist Injury
Max Schrock Out Left Calf Strain
Justin Dunn Out Shoulder
Tejay Antone Out

Luis Castillo and Mike Minor will be part of the rotation once they return from injury. Both have made All-Star games in the past and will be key contributors when healthy.

Los Angeles Dodgers Injury Report

Dustin May warms up ahead of the Colorado Rockies v Dodgers game
Player Name Status Reason
Robinson Ortiz Out Forearm
Victor Gonzalez Out
Caleb Ferguson Out
Dustin May Out
Tommy Kahnle Out
Danny Duffy Out
Jimmy Nelson Out

Young starting pitcher Dustin May is expected to return toward the end of the season after having to undergo Tommy John surgery. May will certainly help their pitching rotation come postseason time. Veterans Danny Duffy and Jimmy Nelson are expected to play key roles in the bullpen once healthy.

Cincinnati Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Predicted Lineups

Joey Votto makes contact with a pitch during a Washington Nationals v Cincinnati Reds game
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3 Jake Fraley, CF
4 Joey Votto, 1B
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8 Kyle Farmer, SS
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Jonathan India is on the injury report but is listed day-to-day. Expect the star second baseman to be in the lineup come Saturday night. Colin Moran is one of their most notable additions. Moran came over from the division rival Pittsburgh Pirates.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Mookie Betts hits during last night & # 039; s Cincinnati Reds v Dodgers game
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6 Will Smith, C
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The Dodgers lineup is loaded top to bottom. The team has many options to manage the day-to-day lineup. LA has depth outside this projected order with Austin Barnes and Edwin Rios, who are expected to play key roles off the bench.

The Dodgers lineup was in full swing on Thursday night, winning by a score of 9 – 3. The team scored six runs in the eighth inning to preserve the win.

Cincinnati Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching Rotations

Clayton Kershaw pitched a masterpiece in his last start agains the Minnesota Twins, Dodgers v Minnesota Twins
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2 Luis Cessa
3 Nick Lodolo
4 Tyler Mahle
5 Hunter Greene
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Rookie Hunter Greene is one of the most exciting pitchers in all of baseball. The flame thrower throws his fastball well into the 100s. Greene is tomorrow night’s probable pitcher. Luis Castillo and Mike Minor are currently injured and will find their way into the rotation later.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Walker Buehler started in last night & # 039; s home opener for the Dodgers
1 Julio Urias
2 Walker Buehler
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4 Tony Gonsolin
5 Andrew Heaney

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to win it all in 2022, while the Cincinnati Reds are currently rebuilding but have shown signs of potential at the start of the season.


Edited by Jodi Whisenhunt

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