Worth noting

• The Reds' next off-day is on Monday, Labor Day, before they open a three-game series in Baltimore on Tuesday. It's the first time the Reds don't have a game scheduled on Labor Day since 2008. They are 1-4 in the last five games they've played on the holiday.

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