The Cincinnati Reds have had their fair share of ups and downs this season. Many sportswriters (including me) had them taking the NL Central for the second-straight year.

However, this season has been nothing short of a dramatic uphill climb. The best part is that there are still nine extremely important games left as the Reds now sit only two games back of the St. Louis Cardinals.

There have been many notable events this season that have positioned the Reds where they are in the standings. The smooth transition from injured Johnny Cueto to Tony Cingrani is certainly one of them.

Several injuries have kept this club from playing at its full potential. On the other hand, numerous injured key players have returned to the club.

While Redleg Nation hopes to move toward another division title in the remaining games, here’s a look at the events that dramatically changed the Cincinnati Reds’ season.



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