Brewers, Cubs meet in one-game playoff for NL Central title

Marcus Newton
October 2, 2018

The loser of the game will host either the Dodgers or Rockies in the wild-card game, while the victor will wait to play the victor of the wild-card game. Los Angeles is set to take on the Braves in the NLDS.

Cody Bellinger goes yard in the 4th to break the scoreless game wide open.

Walker Buehler will start on the mound for the Dodgers.

The Rockies face the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday in a National League Wild Card.

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Upon stepping up to bat in the top of the first this afternoon at Coors Field, Turner officially appeared in his 162nd game of the season, and in the process became only the second player in Nationals history to reach that mark.

The 24-year-old right hander was brilliant for Los Angeles in Game 163.

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The Colorado Rockies can still win their first ever National League West title. The Dodgers completed a three game sweep of the Giants and the Rockies won two of three against the Nationals.

The Rockies will travel to Chavez Ravine after losing the head-to-head season series to the Dodgers (7-12) with first pitch scheduled for 2:09pm MST.

Charlie Blackmon -.267 batting average against Buehler with one home run and three RBI's.

As for the rules governing the extra contests, they'll be the same as for all other games in September.

Walker Buehler has been lights out for the Dodgers lately posting a 0.90 ERA in his last three starts. Marquez last faced the Dodgers all the way back on June 30th when he allowed just two hits and one earned run in eight innings.

The Rockies have still yet to win a division title. Although it's not a win or go home scenario for either team, the victor will have home-field advantage in the divisional series and the loser will have to turn around and play Tuesday in the wild-card matchup.

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