Cubs beat the Brewers 9-5 in a slugfest at Wrigley. Rizzo went 3-for-3 with 3 R, Castro 2-for-2 with 2 RBI, Fowler 2-for-5 with 2 RBI, Bryant 3-for-5 with 2 R, and Soler had a pinch-hit 3-run HR to put the game on ice for the North Siders.
Cards also won, and the Pirates are up 6-3 over the Rockies late. Here are the Cubs Magic Numbers as of 10:20 pm CDT:
Home Field in the Wild Card Game