Thursday saw the five-team National League playoff quintet finalized with the second-place Giants clinching a wild card spot. None of the five seeds have been clinched just yet, but the Dodgers appear destined for the No. 2 seed.
: The Reds delivered the final blow to Milwaukee's playoff hopes, eliminating them from the postseason in the afternoon game in Cincinnati. The Brewers' elimination clinched a wild card spot for the Giants before San Francisco's night game.
8: A back-and-forth game saw San Diego score five runs in the top of the seventh inning to take an 8-6 lead in a game they once trailed 6-0. But playoff-bound San Francisco responded with three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for the win, to remain within one game of the Pirates, fighting for home field advantage in the Wild Card Game
Friday's relevant action (all times PT)
10:05 a.m. - Jarred Cosart) at (Doug Fister)(
4:05 p.m. - Andrew Heaney) at (Taylor Hill)(
4:10 p.m. - Vance Worley) at Reds (Mike Leake)
6:40 p.m. - Michael Wacha) at Diamondbacks (Trevor Cahill)(
7:10 p.m. - Rockies (Jordan Lyles) at Dodgers (Roberto Hernandez)
7:15 p.m. - Padres (Ian Kennedy) at Giants (Ryan Vogelsong)