Cubs to host Brewers for NL Central tiebreaker game

Cubs to host Brewers for NL Central tiebreaker game

The 2017-18 Major League Baseball regular season is coming to a close, and after Saturday's games, the Cubs and Brewers are tied atop the NL Central at 94-67. Los Angles beat the Giants 15-0, while the Rockies moved past the Nationals 12-0.

Tickets for the division series tiebreaker game go on sale HERE beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The victor will clinch the division title, a spot in the National League Division Series and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, while the loser will play in the NL Wild Game Game on Tuesday night.

The Cubs entered Saturday with a one-game advantage over the Brewers, but dropped a 2-1 squeaker to the Cardinals early in the afternoon and watched the Brewers defeat the Tigers 6-5 to close the gap at the top of the NL Central.

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In addition to the NL West, both the Cubs and Brewers won Sunday to keep their records at 95-67, meaning the two will play a tiebreaker at Wrigley Field on Monday for the NL Central title. That pressure-packed matchup will also include the loser of the Dodgers-Rockies tiebreaker, which starts at 3:09 p.m. Monday. The third pre-wild-card tiebreaker victor, the 1980 Astros, lost to the Phillies in the NLCS.

Will the Dodgers head to the playoffs as a Wild Card team or as NL West champs?

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