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What We Learned: Wild pitch wins in Chicago

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A late run scored on a wild pitch to put the Brewers ahead and give them a win in the first game of the series against the Cubs. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Game: Brewers 3, Cubs 2
Today’s Game: Brewers @ Cubs | 7:05 pm

Magic Numbers
Playoff Spot: 14
NL Central: 20 (Elimination: 18)


Brewers News and Notes

Brewers’ Josh Hader turns in one of the most dominant relief appearances of the season, strikes out all six Cubs he faces
Kevin Skiver, CBS Sports

Yelich honored to rep MLB in Japan
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

MLB’s Sabermetric Era Turned Lorenzo Cain from Role Player into $80M Superstar
Zachary D. Rymer, Bleacher Report

30 players better than their 2018 numbers
Will Leitch, MLB.com

National League Lineup Analysis
Paul Sporer, Beyond the Box Score

NL Central Standings

Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Cardinals 90 69 - 9/26: No Game 9/27-9/29: vs. Cubs
Brewers 89 70 1.0 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Rockies
Cubs 82 77 7.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: @ Cardinals
Reds 73 86 16.5 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Pirates
Pirates 68 91 23.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: vs. Reds

Wild Card Standings

Team W L GB
Team W L GB
Brewers 92 67 +4.0
Dodgers 88 71 -
Cardinals 87 72 1.0