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Milwaukee Brewers pennant race tracker: Still 6 games to go

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Brewers fall back in the NL Central and Wild Card without playing a game

Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images

With the Brewers having an off day, St. Louis and Washington both gain a half-game on the Crew. Here’s how everyone performed:

St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Arizona Diamondbacks 7
Washington Nationals 7 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 2
Miami Marlins 8 at New York Mets 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 0-5
The Milwaukee Brewers go 5-1

The Brewers can win the first Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 3-4
The Milwaukee Brewers go 4-2

The Brewers can win the second Wild Card spot if:

They win three games

Today’s Games:

Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 5:40 p.m.
Sonny Gray (11-7, 2.80 ERA) vs. Adrian Houser (6-7, 3.83 ERA)

St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamond Backs, 8:40 p.m.
Jack Flaherty (10-8, 2.96 ERA) at Mike Leake (12-11, 4.38 ERA)

Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 12:05 p.m.
Joe Ross (3-4, 6.17 ERA) vs. Blake Parker (3-2, 4.40 ERA)

Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 6:05 p.m.
Max Scherzer (10-7, 2.81 ERA) vs. Aaron Nola (12-6, 3.75 ERA)

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:05 p.m.
Kyle Hendricks (11-9, 3.37 ERA) at Mitch Keller (1-5, 7.74 ERA)

New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins, 6:10 p.m.
Noah Syngergaard (10-8, 4.22 ERA) at Sandy Alcantara (5-14, 4.00 ERA)