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Milwaukee Brewers pennant race tracker: 10 games to go

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Brewers fall back a game in the NL Central, stay put in Wild Card chase

San Diego Padres v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The Milwaukee Brewers lost a game in the NL Central Wednesday, but, thanks to the Cincinnati Reds, are still tied for the second NL Wild Card spot! Here’s how everyone did last night:

San Diego Padres 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 1
St. Louis Cardinals 5 vs. Washington Nationals 1
Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs
New York Mets 7 at Colorado Rockies 4
Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Atlanta Braves 1

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 3-7
The Chicago Cubs go 6-4
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-3

The Brewers can win the first Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 5-6
The Chicago Cubs go 6-4
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-3

The Brewers can win the second Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 5-6
or
The Chicago Cubs go 6-4
and
The Milwaukee Brewers go 7-3

Today’s Games:

Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Diego Padres, 3:10 p.m.
Jordan Lyles (11-8, 4.25 ERA) vs. Joey Lucchesi (10-8, 4.22 ERA)

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 6:20 p.m.
Kyle Hendricks (11-9, 3.26 ERA) vs. Jack Flaherty (10-8, 3.05 ERA)

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves, 11:10 a.m.
Aaron Nola (12-5, 3.62 ERA) at Mike Soroka (12-4, 2.57 ERA)

New York Mets — No Game

Washington Nationals — No Game