The Cincinnati Reds lost their 1/2-game lead over the San Diego Padres in the National League wild-card standings - pending the result of the Padres' series finale against the Houston Astros - with the Reds' 4-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds have 24 games remaining in the 2021 Major League Baseball season, while the Padres will have 25 at the conclusion of their game Sunday.
The Reds are 73-65 entering Monday's three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
The St. Louis Cardinals trail the Reds by 2 1/2 games in the standings pending the results of their game against the Brewers in Milwaukee. The Philadelphia Phillies trail the Reds and Padres by 2 1/2 games after Sunday's win against the Miami Marlins.
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