The Reds clinched a playoff berth today by sweeping the Cubs at Wrigley Field today. They were the first MLB team to clinch, and the victory (accomplished by a mostly scab lineup and with Dusty Baker out of comission) was their 91st of the year.
Sometime in the next day or so, the Reds will clinch the NL Central division. And I’ll follow up with a longer post. Today should have been a small celebration on the inside for the Reds and their fans. But we all know that this isn’t what we were playing for this season. There’s high drama that’s still coming.