The Dodgers got blown out for a second straight day in Colorado, and with a Giants win in Arizona saw the National League West shrink to a two-game lead. But it wasn't all bad for Los Angeles, which saw its magic number for at least a Wild Card berth shrink to four.
Matt Duffy hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to pull San Francisco within two games in the NL West.4, 2: Rookie pinch hitter
Nationals 1: Atlanta got a win over the day-after-clinch Washington lineup.3,
Brewers with another blowout home win over Boston.9, 1: Pittsburgh widened its Wild Card lead over the
Adam Wainwright, but also saw their ace break up Mike Fiers' no-hitter in the sixth inning. Milwaukee's loss lowered the Dodgers' magic number for a playoff spot to four.2, Brewers 0: St. Louis not only got a shutout from
The earliest the Dodgers can clinch a playoff berth is Friday.
Thursday's relevant action (all times PT)
4:05 p.m. - Brandon Workman) at (Gerrit Cole)(
4:10 p.m. - Gio Gonzalez) at Marlins (Brad Hand)(
5:05 p.m. - Dodgers (Tsuyoshi Wada)) at (
5:15 p.m. - Kyle Lohse) at (Shelby Miller)(