The Reds became the first team in the majors to win 80 games this season when they downed Arizona, 6-2, on Wednesday. The win also secured a series sweep and gives the team huge momentum heading into their weekend series in Houston. But first the NL-Central leading club will enjoy a much-deserved and much-needed off day on Thursday.
Here are some notable quotes from the Diamondbacks series to hold you over until Friday:
Monday (Win, 3-2)
+ “We just knew that ball ricocheted too hard to just hit off the wall there. Thank God for instant replay. That was the game winner.”
-Dusty Baker on Bronson Arroyo's homer
+ “Things are kind of working out a little bit. I’ve been feeling good but I’ve been feeling good all year. Early on, I just didn’t get some breaks or some runs in key situations. Lately, I’m getting runs late in the game when you need them to give you a chance to hold the lead and give it to the bullpen. Sometimes things just have to fall into place and they’ve been fal...