Brewers Move into Final Playoff Spot in MLB Playoffs with Heading into Final Day of Regular Season

Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas, Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after an Opening Day baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 5-4. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Milwaukee (OnFocus) – With the Brewers needing a win to stay alive in their push for a playoff spot. Brandon Woodruff came up big as the Brewers downed the Cardinals 3-0. The righthander struck out 10 while walking just one.

The win moves the Brewers into the final spot in the MLB playoffs with one game to go. Should the Brewers lose, they still could earn a playoff berth, they’d need the Phillies and Giants to lose.

MLB standings heading into the final day of the regular season:

American League W L PCT
1  TB^ (E-1) 39 20 .661
2  MIN* (C-1) 36 23 .610
3  OAK^ (W-1) 35 24 .593
4  CWS* (C-2) 35 24 .593
5  NYY* (E-2) 33 26 .559
6  HOU* (W-2) 29 30 .492
7  CLE* (WC) 34 25 .576
8  TOR* (WC) 32 27 .542
E  SEA 27 32 .458
E  LAA 26 33 .441
E  KC 25 34 .424
E  BAL 24 35 .407
E  DET 23 34 .404
E  BOS 23 36 .390
E  TEX 21 38 .356

Rays have clinched home-field advantage through the ALCS.
Locked into seed: No. 1 TB, No. 6 HOU

National League W L PCT
1  LAD^ (W-1) 42 17 .712
2  ATL^ (E-1) 35 24 .593
3  CHC^ (C-1) 33 26 .559
4  SD* (W-2) 36 23 .610
5  STL (C-2) 29 28 .509
6  MIA* (E-2) 30 29 .508
7  CIN* (WC) 30 29 .508
8  MIL (WC) 29 30 .492
 SF 29 30 .492
 PHI 28 31 .475
E  NYM 26 33 .441
E  COL 26 33 .441
E  WSH 25 34 .424
E  ARI 24 35 .407
E  PIT 19 40 .322

 

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