Where would the Brewers and Cubs play NL Central tiebreaker?

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The Cubs and Brewers are in this position because they each finished the season tied atop the division standings with 95-67 records.

The victor celebrates a National League Central title and prepares to open the playoffs on Thursday as a No. 1 seed.

Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Monday afternoon and the Colorado Rockies visit the Los Angeles Dodgers as baseball holds a pair of tiebreaker games on the same day for the first time.

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Arenado homered twice and Charlie Blackmon hit for the cycle as the Rockies roughed up Washington 12-0.

The Brewers-Cubs victor gets to start the best-of-five Division Series at home on Thursday against the wild card victor.

Anyway, if the Rockies WIN against the Dodgers come Monday, they'll have home-field advantage in the best-of-5 Divisional Series to open the postseason.

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Walker Buehler was set to start for the Dodgers Monday, while German Marquez was slated to get the ball for the Rockies.

Wild-card games on Tuesday (losers of Brewers-Cubs and Rockies-Dodgers games) and Wednesday (Athletics at Yankees) will narrow the field to eight teams, four in each league, as the chase begins in earnest for the World Series crown. He is hitting.323, giving him a huge lead in the batting race.

The NL Central tiebreaker will be played at 1:05 p.m. ET on Monday and will be played on ESPN. It looked like more of the same when Jack Flaherty (8-9) cruised into the third inning with a 2-0 lead and then retired the first two batters. Yelich's 36 home runs are tied with Colorado's Trevor Story and St. Louis' Matt Carpenter, one behind Arenado.

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Aguilar hit his 35th homer, connecting in the fourth off Spencer Turnbull (0-2). Aguilar added an RBI grounder in the seventh.

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