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Right-hander Mat Latos will make his 2014 debut with the Reds Saturday, as expected, the Reds have announced (Jamie Ramsey on Twitter). Latos has spent the entire season to date on the disabled list, as he had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus in the spring and then dealt with an elbow strain while working his way back.
In four minor-league rehab starts on this last comeback, Latos had a 2.33 ERA in 19 1/3 innings. He threw 81 pitches in his most recent start, so he can approach 100 next time out and be fine.
Latos, 26, was 14-7 with a 3.16 ERA (121 ERA+), 1.21 WHIP and 187 strikeouts in 210 2/3 innings last season for the Reds.
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