Brewers, Cubs meet in one-game playoff for NL Central title

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The Rockies are vying for the first division title in franchise history. He has 109 RBIs, two behind leader Javier Baez of the Cubs, and Yelich's 36 home runs are one behind Nolan Arenado of the Rockies.

A one-game playoff in 1980 was no better for the Dodgers, who were beaten 7-1 by Houston for the NL West championship. Games 163 between the Cubs and Brewers in Chicago and the Dodgers and Rockies in Los Angeles. That said, Marquez has yet to face the new look lineup for Los Angeles, who made moves to acquire several names before the trade deadline, including Manny Machado and Brian Dozier.

Dodgers' young pitching star Walker Buehler is discussed thoroughly as his efforts were what they've been all season and powered the LA club. Once Monday's playoff games are over, the Braves will know their opponent - it's whoever wins the NL West. Quintana faced Milwaukee six times in 2018, allowing only nine earned runs in 37.1 innings (2.17 ERA) while striking out 33 and walking ten.

The Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon completed a cycle by hitting an RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday.

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He hasn't started a postseason game since 2014 but in three total playoff outings, is 1-0 with a 2.81 ERA and 1.06 WHIP.

Buehler has struck out 26 batters, while only allowing two runs in his last 20 innings pitched. They had ace Max Scherzer slated to start the final game of the season at Colorado. The Dodgers offense was impressive in their 15-0 win over the Giants, scoring seven runs via timely hits here and there before finally hitting their first home run of the game.

The Rockies entered Game 163 with a chance to change that, but they came up short.

The Dodgers, beaten by the Houston Astros in the World Series a year ago, will now advance to a best-of-five divisional series against the Atlanta Braves starting in Los Angeles on Thursday.