The Milwaukee Brewers swept the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The win clinched the top wildcard spot in the National League as the Brewers a post season playoff spot for the first time since 2011.
The Brewers celebrated with champagne in the locker room after the game, but there’s still more to do. The Brewers trail the Chicago Cubs by one-half game in the Central Division title race. The Brewers have the day off today and close out the regular season with a three game home series against the Detroit Tigers. The Cubs have four games left, starting with the series finale against the Pirates on Thursday and three games against the St. Louis Cardinals in Chicago this weekend.
It means the Brewers will go into Friday either tied with the Cubs for the division lead, or they’ll be one game back. [Read more…]