The Cincinnati Reds needed a their offense to get jump started and a big outing from Wade Miley. The Reds got both tonight. The Reds had failed to score first in nine consecutive games entering tonight. Jonathan India hit a home run to leadoff the game to change that.
Tyler Naquin and Mike Moustakas led the offense while Wade Miley's outstanding start gave the Cincinnati Reds a win over Miami on Friday.
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.
Ozzie Albies' two-out, three-run 11th inning homer off Lucas Sims gave the Atlanta Braves an 8-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday at Truist Field in Atlanta.
The Cincinnati Reds offense scored a touchdown in the first inning tonight on their way to a 10-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.
The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates meet for the second game of a four game series Friday night at Great American Ball Park.
Aristides Aquino got the start and his home run helped fuel the Cincinnati Reds to a win to end their losing streak on Tuesday night.
The Cincinnati Reds will look to several key players to continue to make that playoff push during the second half of the season.
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.