The Cincinnati Reds put themselves in a very good spot winning more games than were expected in the first half of the season. They had one of the easiest remaining schedules for the whole second half of the season but couldn’t put together the right formula to win the series that were crucial to their playoff hunt.
The Cincinnati Reds, who were just officially eliminated from the playoffs, will travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Saturday for the 2nd to last game of the season at 6:35 pm EST.
The Cincinnati Reds (82-75) will travel to Chicago for a tough two-game series against the Chicago White Sox (89-68) on Tuesday at 8:10 pm EST. These will be the last two games of the month for these two teams.
The Washington Nationals will be playing the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ballpark on Friday night at 7:10 pm EST. This will be game 2 of a 4 game series. The Nationals took game 1 in a close 3-2 win against the home team.
As the Reds are stumbling to the finish line, looking up at the Cardinals in the Wild Card standings, many fans have given up on the 2021 season. After so many losing seasons, and the disappointing and short-lived playoff run last year, frustration is at an all-time high for many in the Queen City. While all those emotions are real and valid, I don’t want us to forget about the many highs this season has brought us.
The National League wildcard race is heating up coming into the last couple of weeks of the regular season. The 1st wild card spot will be taken by the NL West by either the Los Angeles Dodgers or the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers currently have the spot but are close to overtaking the Giants for the divisional lead.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will travel to Cincinnati to face the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark on Monday night at 6:40 pm EST. The Reds (77-72) are in the wild card race and will be looking to overtake the Cardinals who have a 3 game lead on the Reds in the wild card.
The Reds will host a tough Los Angeles Dodgers team at Great American Ballpark Friday at 7:10 pm EST. The Dodgers (94-53) hold the number 1 spot in the wild card in the National League. The Reds (76-71) are 1 game out of the 2nd wild card spot behind their divisional rival, the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cincinnati Reds will be traveling to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Tuesday at 6:35 pm EST. This will be the start of a 3-game series between these 2 National League Central rivals.