- Yelich enters the game at Wrigley Field having already clinched the NL batting title with a.323 average (the Reds' Scooter Gennett is second at.310).
Los Angeles led 14-0 at San Francisco in the eighth inning.
It's fair to say the stakes will be high. Chicago and Milwaukee would meet in a tiebreaker at Wrigley Field on Monday if they wind up with identical records, with the loser then playing in a wild-card game at home on Tuesday.
And on we go. "When we come in, we've got to be ready to play and we will be".
They were aware of what was going on early in Milwaukee, Rizzo said, but their own two-run deficit early wasn't daunting.
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"Just like the last couple weeks, we've approached nearly every one of these games like a do-or-die game", Brewers slugger Ryan Braun said.
They can't feel good about it, but a win means the Cubs third straight division title. He struck out eight, walked two and hit two batters. Anthony Rizzo had three hits for Chicago. But the Cubs got shut out the rest of the way after taking a 1-0 lead in the first. Daniel Murphy and Javier Baez had the only other hits for the Cubs.
It was the Cardinals' major league-leading 132nd error.
The Brewers went 19-7 in September and won their final seven games, putting up double-digit run totals three times during the streak.
Some valid concern might have cropped up after the Cubs lost on Saturday, 2-1, but that was against a sterling pitching performance from Miles Mikolas, and even in that, the Cubs still had mentally focused at bats, so it wasn't all that surprising to see them jump out for 10 runs Sunday.
Cubs: LHP Mike Montgomery (5-6, 3.99 ERA) tries to close out the regular season on a winning note after getting tagged for five runs in four innings in a loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.