NEW YORK After slogging through a rough patch during the early part of June that saw them lose five of seven games not to mention their hold on the lead in the National League Central the Cincinnati Reds seem to be completely off the schneid and finding their rhythm once again.
Saturday night's 4-1 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field was the fifth straight for the suddenly streaking Reds, who now hold a four-game lead over Pittsburgh and St. Louis in the division. And at 37-27, Cincinnati is 10 games above .500 for the first time since 2010.
The Reds are arguably playing their best baseball of the young season as the All-Star break draws near, and as they continue to distance themselves from the rest of the pack in the NL Central, Cincinnati is beginning to look more and more like a team that could, perhaps, create some havoc come October.
"We're just having a good time, just believing ourselves, and everything is coming together," said second baseman Brandon Phillips, wh...