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Milwaukee Brewers pennant race tracker: 3 games to go

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The Brewers close in on the NL Central lead

Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

Milwaukee is a half-game closer to the NL Central lead, but stayed put in the Wild Card race. Here’s how everyone performed:

Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Cincinnati Reds 3
Washington Nationals 6 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 3
St. Louis Cardinals — No Game

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 0-3
The Milwaukee Brewers go 2-1

or

The St. Louis Cardinals go 1-2
The Milwaukee Brewers go 3-0

The Brewers can tie for the NL Central lead if:

The St. Louis Cardinals go 1-2
The Milwaukee Brewers go 2-1

or

The St. Louis Cardinals go 2-1
The Milwaukee Brewers go 3-0

The Brewers can win the first Wild Card spot if:

The Washington Nationals go 2-1
The Milwaukee Brewers go 3-0

or

The Washington Nationals go 1-2
The Milwaukee Brewers go 2-1

Today’s Games:

Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:10 a.m.
Antonio Senzatela (10-11, 6.90 ERA) vs. Zach Davies (10-7, 3.61 ERA)

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (B-Lineup), 7:15 p.m.
Dakota Hudson (16-7, 3.45 ERA) vs. Alec Mills (1-0, 2.90 ERA)

Washington Nationals vs. Cleveland Indians, 6:05 p.m.
Austin Voth (1-1, 3.35 ERA) vs. Zach Plesac (8-6, 3.82 ERA)