After taking two out of three vs. the Chicago Cubs and sweeping the San Francisco Giants, the Cincinnati Reds occupy one of the NL's two wild-card slots. While the offense has been prolific, the Reds' pitching staff is once again living up to its high-profile billing.
The last nine Reds victories have been seen the pitcher record a quality start. The rotation has the MLB's fourth-best ERA in baseball, and only three other teams have posted more quality starts than the Reds.
As of Monday, the Reds are sitting on a five-game winning streak.
Here are the top 10 Reds most instrumental in inserting the team back into the NL playoff picture.