The National League playoff race is tight. The NL Central has three teams separated by two games. The division leaders in the National League are separated by three games. The regular season ends in nine days, and the playoff races will all be close. To keep track of that, we'll have a nightly recap with the scores, standings, and any tiebreaking information for relevant scenarios. Here are the results from tonight, and how they impacted each race that is important for the Pirates.
NL Central
Cardinals 7, Brewers 6

Reds 6, Pirates 5

The win by the Reds moved them into a tie for second in the NL Central. The Cardinals also won, and now have a two game lead in the NL Central.
Wild Card
Reds 6, Pirates 5

Nationals 8, Marlins 0

The Reds and Pirates are now tied for the top Wild...

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