The Reds (97-64) remained in contention to earn the National League's No. 1 seed by defeating the host Cardinals (87-74), 3-1, on Tuesday night.
Mat Latos improved to 14-4 with considerable help from his bullpen.
Meanwhile, Cincinnati's offense was fueled by Scott Rolen and Dioner Navarro, who both tallied a pair of hits in the contest. One of Rolen's was of the four-base variety -- his 8th of the 2012 campaign.
Read on for the full recap of the good, bad and notables:
+ Rolen had a good night by going 2-4 at the dish. His solo homer helped raise his RBI total to 39.
+ Navarro was also 2-4 with an RBI. He's proved to be a valuable backup to Ryan Hanigan since coming up from Louisville.
+ Jay Bruce notched his 99th RBI with a run-scoring single in the sixth. He could very well get to the 100-RBI mark in tomorrow's season finale.
+ The bullpen. The combination of Sam LeCure, Sean Marshall, Jonathan Broxton and Aroldis Chapman pitched fou...