Citi Field (photo by Christopher Ramirez)

Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets – July 30, 2021

It was a wild day around baseball with the trade deadline. The Cincinnati Reds (54-49) remained quiet today, banking on their moves from earlier this week. The Reds enter play on Friday with the best record in the National League at 15-9 in the month of July. They will start a series with the NL East leading New York Mets (54-47) in Queens, NY tonight at 7:10 PM.
Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez (Photo: All-Pro Reels/Flickr)

Reds clinch winning record at the break with a win in Milwaukee

The Cincinnati Reds had not made it to the All-Star break with a winning record in seven years. That changed on Friday night in Milwaukee. The Reds clinched their first winning record in the first half since 2014. The Reds are now 23-14 in their last 37 games, and they are 6.0 back in the NL Central. The Reds are also now 31-14 vs the NL Central since September 13, 2020.