The Cincinnati Reds missed an opportunity to move up to the No. 5 seed in the National League playoffs after their 7-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, but they received a bit of good news.
The Reds will not have to face the 42-win Los Angeles Dodgers in the best-of-three Wild Card Series next week. The San Francisco Giants lost to the San Diego Padres, guaranteeing the Reds can finish no lower than the No. 7 seed.
As teams enter the final day of the regular season, the Reds could face the No. 2 seed Atlanta Braves, the No.