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2014 MLB standings: Dodgers have best NL record in sight

Stephen Dunn

The Dodgers took care of business over the weekend with a series win in San Francisco, widening their lead over the Giants in the National League West. With two weeks left in the regular season, it's time to think about playoff seedings, and the Dodgers have the top spot in the NL within their grasp.

Sunday results

Dodgers 4, Giants 2: Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run and Clayton Kershaw lasted eight innings for a seventh straight start, pushing the Dodgers to a three-game lead in the division, with 13 games left.

Nationals 3, Mets 0: A two-run home run by Wilson Ramos in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie, lowering Washington's magic number to clinch the National League East to four.

Cardinals 4, Rockies 1: St. Louis completed a home sweep of Colorado, thanks in part to a two-run home run by Jhonny Peralta.

Pirates 7, Cubs 3: Pittsburgh turned a triple play to keep their 1..-game lead over Milwaukee.

Brewers 9, Reds 2: A five-run seventh inning broke open a close game behind Matt Garza, keeping Milwaukee's hopes alive.

Monday's relevant action (all times PT)

4:10 p.m. - Nationals (Stephen Strasburg) at Braves (Ervin Santana)

Washington has only divisional games left, with three against Atlanta, seven against Miami and three more against the Mets.

5:40 p.m. - Dodgers (Roberto Hernandez) at Rockies (Christian Bergman)

The Dodgers start and end their final regular season fortnight with the Rockies, with the Cubs and Giants mixed in between.

6:40 p.m. - Giants (Ryan Vogelsong) at Diamondbacks (Wade Miley)

San Francisco ends with nine of 13 on the road, facing Arizona, San Diego and the Dodgers, before ending at home against the Padres.