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One and not done: Brews-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in tiebreakers

01 October 2018

The Cubs then won their second straight World Series title before enduring a championship drought that cruised past a century before they won it all again in 2016.

The tiebreaker losers play Tuesday at the NL Central's site to determine who advances. That pressure-packed matchup will also include the loser of the Dodgers-Rockies tiebreaker, which starts at 3:09 p.m. Monday.

With a one-game lead over the Brewers, the Cubs can use the help of Detroit to derail Milwaukee for a game or two in their final regular season series.

Arenado homered twice and Charlie Blackmon hit for the cycle as the Rockies roughed up Washington 12-0. The victor will also receive home-field advantage against the NL East champion Atlanta Braves in the National League Division Series. Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Monday afternoon, and the victor gets a spot in the division series and home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs.

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Walker Buehler was set to start for the Dodgers Monday, while German Marquez was slated to get the ball for the Rockies. 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.

Allen Webster (1-0), the first of eight Chicago relievers after Mike Montgomery was pulled in the third, got two outs for the win. He is hitting.323, giving him a huge lead in the batting race.

Tickets for the Cubs-Brewers tiebreaker go on sale online at 7:30 p.m. Sunday night. The last NL player to win the Triple Crown was Joe Medwick in 1937 for the Cardinals.

Aguilar hit his 35th homer, connecting in the fourth off Spencer Turnbull (0-2). Jason Heyward added an RBI single.

One and not done: Brews-Cubs, Rockies-Dodgers in tiebreakers