CINCINNATI Rainouts are no fun. Theyre even less so when you have to find a makeup date.
Thats the situation the Reds and Giants are in after Thursdays Fourth of July game was postponed after a rain delay of two hours, 10 minutes.
No makeup date has been determined.
The Reds starting pitching rotation will just be pushed back one day. Mike Leake, who was supposed to start Thursday, will now start Friday nights opener against Seattle and former Reds teammate Aaron Harang. Mat Latos will face Jeremy Bonderman on Saturday in a 4:10 p.m. start and Bronson Arroyo will start Sundays series finale against Joe Saunders.
Theyre doing pretty good, all of them, and it wont hurt them one day, said manager Dusty Baker.
Homer Bailey will start Monday night at Milwaukee as the Reds begin a two-city, seven-game road trip before the All-Star break. They play three games against the Brewers and then four in Atlanta against the NL East-leading Braves.
The Reds remain at 49-36 and in third pla...