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Milwaukee Brewers pennant race tracker: 2 games to go

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The Brewers lose ground in the race for Wild Card 1, but stay put in the NL Central race

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

Milwaukee lost yesterday, but stay a game back of the Cardinals, while falling two back of Washington. Here’s how everyone performed:

Colorado Rockies 11 vs. Milwaukee Brewers 7
Chicago Cubs 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 2
Washington Nationals 8 vs. Cleveland Indians 2

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 0-2
The Milwaukee Brewers go 2-0

The Brewers can tie for the NL Central lead if:

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

The Brewers can win the first Wild Card spot if:

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

Today’s Games:

Colorado Rockies vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:10 p.m.
Chi Chi Gonzalez (2-6, 5.68 ERA) vs. Gio Gonzalez (3-2, 3.70 ERA)

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs (B-Lineup), 6:15 p.m.
Adam Wainwright (14-9, 3.98 ERA) vs. Cole Hamels (7-7, 3.92 ERA)

Washington Nationals vs. Cleveland Indians, 3:05 p.m.
Patrick Corbin (14-7, 3.05 ERA) vs. Adam Plutko (7-4, 4.25 ERA)