The Brewers-Cubs victor gets to start the best-of-five Division Series at home on Thursday against the wild card victor.
Teams that look to carry over the offensive production from their final regular-season contests clash when the Colorado Rockies visit the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday afternoon for a one-game playoff to decide the National League West title.More news: GE Stock Soars After CEO John Flannery Unexpectedly Ousted
Both pitchers are sure to have their hands full Monday night when high-octane offenses go swinging for the fences with the division on the line.
The title-winning Red Sox, Indians, Astros and Braves will advance to the postseason along with the Brewers, Cubs, Rockies and Dodgers plus the Yankees and Athletics, the two American League wild-card teams. No moment will feel bigger than the 2016 World Series for those players who experienced that epic Game 7 in Cleveland. "After we got swept by the Dodgers, it seemed everybody was thinking the Dodgers are going to lock it up".More news: California passes net neutrality law, Trump administration sues
The Cubs led St. Louis late in their game. The Dodgers scored on hits, wild pitches and forced errors by a Giants team who was trying their best to eliminate their hated rival. Milwaukee won its seventh in a row, trouncing Detroit 11-0.
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Colorado was held to just four hits, half of which didn't even come until the ninth frame when Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story hit back-to-back solo home runs off closer Kenley Jansen. But the Rockies won nine times in 10 games to force a game 163, part of the first season in major league history with a pair of tiebreakers.