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PNC Park (Photo: Ben Beard)

Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates – October 1, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (82-77) will begin their final series of the 2021 season tonight at 6:35 PM against the Pittsburgh Pirates (59-100). The Reds are 12-4 against the Pirates this season. The Reds have not won 14 games against the Pirates in a season since 1957.
Sonny Gray (Photo: Doug Gray)

Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds – September 24, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (78-75) late season woes continued last night in a 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals (64-89) The Reds have gone from 12 games over .500 with 72.9% odds to take the NL's second wild card spot, to just 3 games over .500 with 0.5% postseason odds. The Reds are 7-16 in their last 23 games. They have scored 2 runs or less in 10 of those games. The Reds will hope to stop the bleeding tonight at 7:10 PM. The Reds need to finish the season at least 4-5 just to finish above .500.
Eugenio Suarez (Photo: Chad Dotson)

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds – September 21, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (78-73) season was already on life support and they were down 5-0 last night. The Reds fought back with nine unanswered runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-94) for 9-5 win to stay within 3.0 games of the Cardinals and give themselves a punchers chance over the last 11 games. The Reds and Pirates are scheduled to meet again tonight at 6:40 PM, although there is a big threat of rain this evening. The Reds are virtually in must-win mode the rest of the season and all eyes will be in Milwaukee to see if the Brewers can finally slow the Cardinals down.
Nick Castellanos (Photo: Ryan Casey Aguinaldo)

Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates – September 14, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (75-69) have not been playing their best baseball, but the Reds took over sole possession of the NL second wild card spot during the off-day yesterday when the Padres lost 9-1 to the Giants. The Reds control their own destiny now with a half game lead in a crowded race. The Reds magic number is 19.
Vladimir Gutierrez (Photo: Doug Gray)

Detroit Tigers at Cincinnati Reds – September 3, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (72-63) are down to 27 games remaining in the baseball season as they cling to 0.5 game lead for the final playoff spot in the National League. The Reds will begin a three game series with the Detroit Tigers (63-72) at GABP tonight at 7:10 PM. The Tigers might have the exact opposite record as the Reds and be 9-games below .500, but make no mistake about it - this will be one of the most difficult series remaining on the calendar for the Reds.
Joey Votto (Photo: Chad Dotson)

Cincinnati Reds at Miami Marlins – August 27, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (70-59) enter play on Friday with a 2.0 game lead for the second NL wild card spot with 33 games left to play. The Reds will travel down to south Florida to play three games against the Miami Marlins (53-75) starting tonight at 7:10 PM.  The Reds swept the Marlins in a four game series in Cincinnati last weekend. The Marlins did win their last two games against the Nationals, but prior to that had lost 8 straight games. The Marlins are 9-15 in August.
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Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves – August 10, 2021

Two of the hottest teams in baseball will square off for the first of three games tonight at Truist Park in Atlanta at 7:20 PM. The Cincinnati Reds (61-52) are 10-3 in their last 13 games, and they have played .619 baseball since May 30th with a 39-24 record. The Atlanta Braves (57-55) have won 5 of 6 to revive a season that was put on life support. They are just 2.0 games back now in the NL East, a division the Reds would be leading by a game and half if they were in it.