Tag: NL Wild Card

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes the ball from relief pitcher Jose Quintana at Wrigley Field. (Image: Jon Durr/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card Race: Nats and Brewers In, Cubbies Dunzo After 6-Game Skid

The NL wild-card race might have decided itself over the weekend when St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, who dropped four, one-run games in a row, and now find themselves four games behind the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals with only six games remaining in the regular season. What […]

Kyle Schwarber is congratulated by his  teammates after slugging a 3-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (Image: Quinn Harris/Getty)

NL Wild Card Race: 1.5 Games Separate Cubbies, Nats, and Brewers

With 12 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race is down to three teams jockeying for the final two Wild Card spots after the streaking Chicago Cubs caught the slumping Washington Nationals, and the Yelich-less Milwaukee Brewers hang tough on the playoff bubble. The NL Wild […]

Paul Goldschmidt of the St. Louis Cardinals is finally mashing. (Image: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty)

NL Wild Card Update: 7 Team Hunt for Final 2 Spots

With 40 games remaining in the regular season, the NL Wild Card race features seven teams within 3.5 games of the final two spots. The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs are currently occupying the two Wild Card spots in the National League. Five teams are on the bubble including the […]

Lorenzo Cain of the Milwaukee Brewers congratulates Christian Yelich after a home run at Miller Park. (Image: Dylan Buell/Getty)

NL Wild Card: Phillies and Nats Rising, Brewers Fading

The NL Wild Card is still wide open with 50 games remaining in the schedule. The Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies are currently sitting in the two NL Wild Card spot, but the St. Louis Cardinals are only a half-game back and the NY Mets are red-hot and surging. Meanwhile, […]