All hands on deck for the Dodgers with 10 days left.
The Dodgers took a step backward on Saturday with their loss in Cincinnati, while the St. Louis Cardinals strengthened their hold on the second wild card in the National League as their three closest pursuers all lost.
Here is a recap of the relevant Saturday's game action:
|National League Wild Card Standings|
Dodgers Magic Number: 14
Dodgers Tragic Number: 8
Cubs 4 (10): Down by a run in the ninth inning, Carlos Beltran hit a game-tying home run against Carlos Marmol. One inning later, John Jay doubled home what proved to be the winning run for St. Louis.5,
Brewers 4: Milwaukee is human after all.10,
Aaron Hill hit a three-run triple to key a five-run fifth inning, and Arizona is back over .500.8, 7:
Here is Sunday's schedule:
- 11:20 a.m. - St. Louis (Kyle Lohse) at Chicago (Justin Germano)
- 10:35 a.m. - Milwaukee (Yovani Gallardo) at Washington (Chien-Ming Wang)
- 5:05 p.m. - Los Angeles (Aaron Harang?) at Cincinnati (Homer Bailey)
- 10:35 a.m. - Atlanta (Tim Hudson) at Philadelphia (Cliff Lee)
- 12:10 p.m. - Arizona (Ian Kennedy) at Colorado ( )