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Milwaukee Brewers pennant race tracker: 11 games to go

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Brewers tie for the second Wild Card, move a game closer in the NL Central

MLB: San Diego Padres at Milwaukee Brewers Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Milwaukee Brewers are just two games out of the NL Central and now tied for the second NL Wild Card spot. Here’s how everyone did last night:

Milwaukee Brewers 3 vs. San Diego Padres 1
Washington Nationals 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 2
Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 2
New York Mets 6 at Colorado Rockies 1
Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Atlanta Braves 4

Here are the current standings:

NL Central Standings

Team W-L Games Back Last 10 Elimination #
Team W-L Games Back Last 10 Elimination #
St. Louis Cardinals 90-71 - 6-4 -
Milwaukee Brewers 89-72 1 9-1 1

Wild Card Standings

Teams W-L Games Back
Teams W-L Games Back
Washington Nationals 92-69 -
Milwaukee Brewers 89-72 3

The Brewers can win the NL Central if:

The St. Louis Cardinals go 4-7
The Chicago Cubs go 6-5
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-4

The Brewers can win the first Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 5-7
The Chicago Cubs go 6-5
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-4

The Brewers can win the second Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 5-7
or
The Chicago Cubs go 6-5
and
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-4

Today’s Games:

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres, 6:40 p.m.
Adrian Houser (6-6, 3.84 ERA) vs. Dinelson Lamet (2-5, 4.06 ERA)

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals, 12:15 p.m.
Adam Wainwright (12-9, 4.00 ERA) vs. Max Scherzer (10-6, 2.65 ERA)

New York Mets at Colorado Rockies, 2:10 p.m.
Noah Syndergaard (10-8, 4.15 ERA) at Jeff Hoffman (2-6, 7.03 ERA)

Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds, 7:05 p.m.
Jon Lester (13-10, 4.59 ERA) vs. Tyler Mahle (2-11, 5.11 ERA)

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves, 6:20 p.m.
Zach Eflin (8-12, 4.20 ERA) at Julio Teheran (10-9, 3.50 ERA)