Nick Lodolo will propel Chicago

Happy October!

The Reds visit the Cubs, and I haven’t been this excited since Nancy Pelosi released her latest workout vid, “Pilates by Pelosi.”

Cincinnati’s Nick Lodolo (4-7, 3.75) comes off what may have been his best starts of the year. The rookie allowed one run and four hits over six innings Sunday to the still-thirsty-for-wins Brew Crew.


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Chicago’s Drew Smyly (7-8, 3.48) has won two in a row, limiting the Giants and Mets to one run over 12 total innings.

The Cubs are finishing the season strong, but Smyly is 2-4 at Wrigley this season, so Mr. October will play 10 units on the Reds.

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Good game. Better result. Aaron Judge didn’t homer. Oswaldo Cabrera did, but that was the only run the Yankees got as the Orioles won 2-1. Jordan Lyles scattered four hits over seven strong innings.

Winner. Up +1,471 etchebarrens.

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