Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire
The Dodgers won again on Sunday, but so did the Cardinals. There are only two teams left alive in the race for the second wild card, and it soon will be one.
The Dodgers continued their winning ways on Sunday, clubbing their way to a 7-1 win over the Rockies to complete a weekend sweep. But the Cardinals also won, leaving the Dodgers still two games back in the race for the second National League wild card.
The win by the Cardinals, coupled with the loss by the Brewers eliminated Milwaukee, leaving just two teams vying for the final NL playoff spot.
The Dodgers now need five of six outcomes to go their way just to force a tie with St. Louis. Here are the standings:
|National League Second Wild Card Spot|
Dodgers Tragic Number: 2
Here is a recap of the relevant Sunday's game action:
Jordan Lyles pitched a four-hit shutout, driving a nail in Milwaukee's postseason coffin.7, Brewers 0:
Here is Monday's schedule:
- 5:15 p.m. - Cincinnati (Bronson Arroyo) at St. Louis (Jaime Garcia)
- 7:10 p.m. - San Francisco (Matt Cain) at Los Angeles (Aaron Harang)