The Milwaukee Brewers capped off a stretch of 18-straight games by going 15-3, including Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park.
The Brewers lost the first of those 18 games, 10-5 to the Cubs and found themselves five games behind Chicago for the second wildcard spot in the National League.
After the Brewers swept the Pirates on Sunday and the Cubs were swept by the Cardinals in Chicago, Milwaukee’s lead in the Wild Card standings is now four games with six games left to play. The Brewers also drew even with Washington for the top wild card spot after the Nationals fell to Miami 5-3.
If the Brewers and Nationals should finish tied at the end of the week, the Brewers would host the wild [Read more…]