St. Louis Cardinals lead Reds by 1 game in National League wild-card standings
The Cincinnati Reds moved within 1 game of the idle St. Louis Cardinals in the National League wild-card standings with a 1-0 win Thursday against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.
The Reds also trail the San Diego Padres by 1/2 game after the Padres won their series finale Thursday evening against the Giants in San Francisco.
The Cardinals and Padres face off in a three-game series in St. Louis that starts Friday. The Reds start a three-game series at GABP against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.
The Reds have 15 games remaining in the 2021 Major League Baseball season. The Padres have 16 games left, and the Cardinals have 17 games left.
The Cardinals are 76-69. The Padres are 76-70. The Reds are 76-71.
The Philadelphia Phillies trail St. Louis by 2 1/2 games after a 17-8 win Thursday against the Cubs. The Mets trail the Cardinals by 5 games.
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