CINCINNATI, Ohio — Cincinnati Bearcats pitcher Tyler Wade, who went 3-0 with a 0.75 ERA in three starts this year, took the mound on Saturday night in Game 5 of the NL Wild Card Game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Wade is in his eighth MLB season and his second with the Cincinnati Reds, who play the Dodgers in Game 1 on Monday.
Wade was named the National League Pitcher of the Month in May for a stretch of seven starts.
Wade, a former first round pick, has allowed two runs or fewer in eight of his last 10 starts, which have included a career-high six-game winning streak from July 6-22.
Wade’s ERA has dipped below 2.00 for the first time since May 10-13.
The 27-year-old has a 3.18 ERA with a 2.06 WHIP in seven starts with Cincinnati.
He has allowed three home runs in nine starts with the Reds.