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Recap: Reds Fall to the Twins 7-3

A night after clinching their first playoff berth since 2013, the Cincinnati Reds fell back into the loss column at the hands of the Minnesota Twins 7-3.

The Reds got on the board first as Joey Votto and Mike Moustakas each drove in runs in the top of the first inning to take a 2-0 advantage.

Minnesota went on to score five unanswered runs, four of which came off of Reds starter Luis Castillo who exited after just four innings.

After scoring a run and threatening further in the seventh inning the Reds cut the lead to 5-3 but would never get closer than that.

The Twins tacked on two insurance runs in the bottom of the seventh to set the final score of 7-3.

The loss dropped the Reds to 30-29 on the season while the Twins improved to 35-23. Tomorrow’s 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time rubber match will be the last game of the regular season for each team.

Cincinnati remains in a tie for second place in the National League Central with the St. Louis Cardinals and can clinch at least the #7 seed in the National League Playoffs with a San Francisco Giants loss tonight.


Article written by Brandon Ramsey

Basketball X's & O's for KSR. Follow me on Twitter: @BRamseyKSR

2 Comments for Recap: Reds Fall to the Twins 7-3

  1. mashman 93
    11:27 pm September 26, 2020 Permalink

    Don’t care about the loss tonight. The Reds are in the playoffs baby!!!!

  2. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door
    7:49 am September 27, 2020 Permalink

    Go Reds!