Reds starter Vladimir Gutierrez allowed six runs over four innings of work against the Padres on Wednesday. He surrendered five hits and six walks while striking out two batters. The 26-year-old was hit with the loss as Cincinnati fell to San Diego by a score of 8-5.
Gutierrez has struggled this season, going 0-4 with a 7.41 ERA, 1.94 WHIP, and .290. He also owns a 5.82 K/9 and 7.94 BB/9. Not only has he walked too many batters, but opponents have had no trouble putting the ball in play against him.