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Reds and Nationals gain ground on Pirates in NL Wildcard Race
The San Diego Padres continued their dominance at PNC Park with a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates (87-64) on Tuesday night. When it comes to the standings, it was a tough night for the Pirates who saw the Cincinnati Reds (86-66) and the surging Washington Nationals (81-70) gain ground on them in the wildcard race and the St. Louis Cardinals (88-63) moved a game ahead of the Pirates in the NL Central.
NL CENTRAL RACE
1. St. Louis Cardinals (88-63)
2. Pittsburgh Pirates (87-64, 1 GB)
3. Cincinnati Reds (86-66, 2.5 GB)
NL WILDCARD RACE
1. Pittsburgh Pirates (87-64)
2. Cincinnati Reds (86-66, 1.5 GB)
3. Washington Nationals (81-70, 4.5 GB)
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