Home Sports Redskin With timely home runs, Reds launch themselves into the playoff picture SportsRedskin With timely home runs, Reds launch themselves into the playoff picture September 15, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp CINCINNATI — With the Reds’ doubleheader sweep of the Pirates, the team now sits just one game behind the Cardinals for the second playoff spot in the National League Central, having leapfrogged the Brewers, who split a doubleheader against St. Louis on Monday. “The momentum is real,” Reds manager David Bell said after the team’s 9-4 victory over the Pirates in the second game of the doubleheader. It was the team’s third consecutive win and the third time in two days that the Reds had given up a lead only to retake it and win the game. The Reds sit at 23-26 with 11 games remaining in the season. That’s not where anyone had hoped they’d be at this point — the team made its official hashtag on Twitter #TakeTheCentral, not #TakeSecondInTheCentral. But hey, at this point, a seat at the playoff table is a seat at the playoff table, especially for a team that hasn’t sniffed meaningful baseball in September since… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR In a lost Red Sox season, NESN’s Eck, Remy and O’Brien gave fans reason to watch Lowetide: Oilers’ defence prospects are pushing and changes are coming [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – The all-22 film from Arizona: 27 plays focusing on Troy Apke and the Washington secondary Why sports leagues get bigger TV deals even as viewership drops [NFL: Washington Redskins] – 3 Keys For Washington Entering Its Week 3 Matchup Vs. The Browns [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Washington Football Team Elevates LB Jared Norris And G Joshua Garnett From The Practice Squad [The Washington Times] – Washington hopes for big things from new-look backfield [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Washington Football Team: Week 3 reality checks, predictions vs. Browns Vikings Week 3 preview: Can they avoid an 0-3 start as the Titans come to town? Tafur: The undefeated Raiders need their defense to start pulling its weight How does the Twins’ starting pitching stack up to past playoff rotations? Mayberry: What kind of Bulls coach will Billy Donovan be? LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.