Saturday, September 17, 2016

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The magic number for the 2016 NL Central Division Champion Chicago Cubs to earn home field advantage in the playoffs dropped Saturday despite their loss to Milwaukee, as the Nats also lost.

The finale of the four-game series starts at 1:20 p.m. Central Time Sunday at Wrigley Field.

We're looking forward to covering the Cubs' playoff run and updating the Cubs Magic Number!

Here's the schedule for the NLDS (all game times TBA):
  • Game 1: Friday, October 7
  • Game 2: Saturday, October 8
  • Game 3: Monday, October 10
  • Game 4: Tuesday, October 11 (if necessary)
  • Game 5: Thursday, October 13 (if necessary)

Games Left

14


Home Field Advantage Magic Number

8


NLDS Wins Needed to Advance to the NLCS 

3



7 comments :

Chicagoan TX Veteran said...
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Anonymous said...

Home Field here we come!

Anonymous said...

What with the "NLDS Wins Needed to Advance to the NLCS "? What does that mean?

Unknown said...

That means the Cubs need to win 3 playoff games to advance to the NLCS

Unknown said...

That means the Cubs need to win 3 playoff games to advance to the NLCS

jwbearcub said...

How come the magic number stayed at 8 like yesterday when Nats lost today?

jwbearcub said...

How come the magic number stayed at 8 like yesterday when Nats lost today?