Outcomes: Reds win, Pirates lose, Nats split DH, Cards lose
Cards 91-65 ---- (Clinch playoff spot)
Pirates 89-67 2
Reds 89-67 2
Nationals 84-72 5 behind Reds for 2nd WC
Current playoff outlook
Games remaining: Reds 6, Cards 6, Pirates 6, Nats 6
Season series: Pirates/Reds 8-8, with 3 games remaining.
Head to head record would decide home field in event of a tie for Wild Card.
Intradivision records (NL Central)
43-30 Cards (.589)
40-30 Pirates (.571)
40-33 Reds (.548)
Reds: H Mets 3, H Pirates 3
Pirates: @Cubs 3, A Reds 3
Cards: H Nationals 3, H Cubs 3
Nationals: @Cards 3, @Arizona 3
Final: Reds 11 Pirates 3
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Brandon Phillips #4 of the Cincinnati Reds celebrates with Todd Frazier #21 after scoring in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 22, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
*Reds take 2 of 3 vs a winning team, on the road.
*Reds tie season series 8-8 (tie break for homefield)
*Bruce 3-run double (42nd), Frazier 2-run HR (18th), 5-0 1st....added 2 runs in 2nd led 7-0.
*16 hits, 11 runs.
*Dusty got clobbered on Twitter for starting Heisey (0-20 skid, longest career).
*Heisey 3 for 5, 3 runs, 2 RBI....Twitter silent.
*Billy The Kid: 3 for 6, 2 R, 2 SB, 2B. He bunted for a hit and had infield single on tapper to 3rd. Marty actually laughed out lout when he bunted because Pirates had not shot. He's must see TV.
*BP ended RBI drought at 11 games.
*2 hits: Votto, Phillips, Cozart, Bruce.
*Arroy was OK (33 pitch 1st)...5 innings for win.
*3 Reds pitchers with 14 wins (Latos/Leake), 1st time with 3 since 1975 Reds (Gullett, Billingham, Nolan).
*Thought we might see a rumble: Benches warned Top 6th, when Pirates reliever Stolmy Pimentel threw behind back of Phillips.
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds safely steals second base in front of Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning on September 22, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)