Cincinnati Reds defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 10-2

Interest was creeping back.

Many people who ventured into other areas of entertainment were drawn back by 11 victories in 15 games and the inevitable loyalists' hope that their beloved team could scratch its way back into contention.

After all, the Milwaukee Brewers were playing the team directly in front of them in the standings, the Cincinnati Reds, and had a bunch more meetings remaining against them and the first-place St. Louis Cardinals.

So hope, even though...