Thoughts were that Latos may be the eventual starter for the game until he mentioned Saturday to Reds manager Dusty Baker that he had soreness in his elbow.
"I don't think we're going to take a chance," Baker said Sunday morning. "We haven't discussed it in-depth.
Now it seems like Johnny Cueto will be the starter for the one-game playoff. If the Reds win, Latos will most likely be added back to the roster for the National League Division Series which starts Thursday.
"We've got full faith in Johnny Cueto, and hopefully this works out fine, we win Tuesday, Latos comes back and is ready Thursday," Baker told reporters.
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