“There’s a sense of urgency, of course,” Reds reliever Michael Lorenzen said. “We know we’re really good. We’re just showing up and trying to win every day.”
According to FanGraphs.com, the Reds have a 38.1 percent chance of winning a wild card. The Padres have a 42.4 percent chance. The Phillies have an 8.4 percent chance. The Cardinals have a 3.7 percent chance.
The Reds and Cubs continue their series at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday at Wrigley Field.